The resignation of the Heritage Foundation scholar who helped write an economic-impact study on the Senate immigration bill has triggered a impassioned skirmish among conservatives -- who are divided over whether Jason Richwine was unfairly targeted for a racially charged dissertation from his past. The back-and-forth appeared to start in earnest Friday morning, hours before Richwine would resign from the conservative think tank. After the publication of a Heritage study which claimed the immigration bill would cost taxpayers more than $6 trillion, attention was drawn to Richwine's Harvard doctoral dissertation which said that the average IQ of Hispanics and other immigrants is lower than that of the country's white "native" population and that the disparity will likely persist over generations. Conservative pundit Michelle Malkin appeared to be among the first to weigh in when she argued that supporters of the immigration bill – apparently upset with the Heritage report arguing the le...
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