jackpot baby
 n.— «Our preseason favorite: Rep. Russell Pearce’s plan to deny birth certificates to kids born to people who entered the country illegally. Guess Russell thinks the rule of immigration law is now far more important than the U.S. Constitution. Pearce has taken to calling those kids “jackpot babies.” Because, you know, you’ve really hit the jackpot when you have a minimum-wage job working in a field or cleaning toilets.» —“The Skinny: Scramblewatch ’08: Political Preview” by Mari Herreras, Jim Nintzel Tucson Weekly (Arizona) Jan. 3, 2008. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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