Double Negatives

Setting aside for a moment the subject of the story, the mere wording of the headline of this article seems a bit ridiculous:

“Clinton vows to block bill criminalizing illegal immigrants”

Doesn’t the fact that we have to have a bill to criminalize illegal immigrants make our immigration situation seem all the more absurd? If we’re not careful, we’ll be having to criminalize all illegal activity before long.

Unless, that is, someone makes criminalizing illegal activity illegal…