Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez – Caricature by DonkeyHotey, licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0/Original
While Democrats continue to hold up funding and keep CBP hostage as they attempt to handle the massive influx in illegal immigration, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is doing what’s really important.
Namely, she’s sharing glamour shots of herself from the border, some showing her head in her hand, others staring deeply into the camera.
I’ll never forget this, because it was the moment I saw with my own eyes that the America I love was becoming a nation that steals refugee children from their parents,& caged them.
More kids died after this. To date, no one has been held accountable.
We need to save these kids. https://t.co/HhdMqc5zML
— Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@AOC) June 25, 2019
Don’t kid yourself. These are completely staged and this photographer didn’t just happen to catch these on the fly. Noway do you get these kinds of posed shots, some with direct eye contact from close range, without AOC being aware. She was in on this. Notice that she is supposedly crying in a couple of shots yet there’s not a hint of a tear, red eye, or smudged makeup.
These are so clearly contrived and staged that it's physically painful to look at them https://t.co/ZAlAGEX5Yq
— Matt Walsh (@MattWalshBlog) June 25, 2019
What exactly is she so upset by? We aren’t sure as all you see is a fence and a CBP patrol car. These were apparently taken in 2018 during the beginnings of the surge of migrant families. Due to the Flores Agreement, the Trump administration was hamstrung. They either had to allow unvetted, illegal immigrants to roam freely into the interior, or they had to put children in foster care after 20 days as cases were adjudicated. Eventually, after much misleading outcry in the media, Trump would back off his zero tolerance policy.
What AOC is doing here is just gross. It’s using the raw realities of illegal immigration, which requires detention (at least initially), as a stage to push staged pictures letting us know just how much she cares.
The truth is, her actions say she doesn’t care at all. She’s refusing to give CBP more beds, more funding, and more facilities in order to properly house these people. She won’t offer up any solutions at all. In fact, in all of her emotionally tinged, faux tweets she’s put out on this, she’s managed to not share a single idea on how to handle the situation.
This is a game to her and it’s why she’s such an awful politician, technically and morally.
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