There are few things more ridiculous than those with all the privilege, money and power pretending to be the victims of terrible prejudice. Rep. Mo Brooks of Alabama says the Democrats have “declared war on whites” because they want to help Latino child refugees.
“This is a part of the war on whites that’s being launched by the Democratic Party. And the way in which they’re launching this war is by claiming that whites hate everybody else,” Brooks told conservative radio host Laura Ingraham. “It’s part of the strategy that Barack Obama implemented in 2008, continued in 2012, where he divides us all on race, on sex, greed, envy, class warfare, all those kinds of things. Well that’s not true.”…
The congressman defended his stance on immigration, arguing that “every single demographic group” would be negatively impacted by an increase of undocumented immigrants in the U.S.
“Democrats, they have to demagogue on this and try and turn it into a racial issue, which is an emotional issue, rather than a thoughtful issue,” Brooks said. “If it becomes a thoughtful issue, then we win and we win big. And they lose and they lose big.”
Seriously? The people on his side of the argument have been foaming at the mouth, calling the children liars, claiming that they’re bringing diseases like Ebola into America, screaming nationalistic slogans at busloads of kids and arguing that those 52,000 children are going to destroy America. This is being thoughtful? Only on Planet Wingnuttia. The demagoguery is all on the other side of this one.