As I reported earlier, Kamala Harris has finally made it to the border, although it’s not the place where the crisis is really happening.
If Harris went to the Rio Grande Valley, she might actually get some challenges to the Biden/Harris policies and the media would be forced to see how bad it was. She might also have to respond to Democrats, like Rep. Henry Cuellar (D-TX) who want change and results, not just a photo op.
Instead, the welcome Harris got in El Paso from Rep. Veronica Escobar (D-TX) shows exactly why Kamala went there. Escobar treated the visit like she had something to show off, like Harris was arriving to a wonderful bake sale. Moreover, her description of the her area gave away the Democrats’ game.
“The New Ellis Island.” Democrats aren’t even hiding it anymore. They’re inviting people to come illegally and continuing the Biden administration trend of America Last. pic.twitter.com/Nbl9TXKzRk
— For America (@ForAmerica) June 25, 2021
“Welcome to El Paso, welcome to my community,” Escobar said, beaming. “To the new Ellis Island. To the capital of the border.”
Who would ever imagine that there was a crushing crisis going on from that? And it wasn’t just a random comment of the moment, she also tweeted it yesterday.
Looking forward to welcoming @VP Harris to El Paso – America’s new Ellis Island.
As I told VP last March, El Paso has chosen to employ compassion toward those seeking refuge, and her visit will provide key context for her diplomatic efforts to address root causes of migration.
— Rep. Veronica Escobar (@RepEscobar) June 24, 2021
No, this situation isn’t Ellis Island. Ellis Island was how immigrants actually came legally to the East Coast at a point in our history. They had to go through a process with rules. They went through medical and legal checks to determine if they were acceptable, so you wouldn’t get known criminals or terrorists and that people coming in didn’t have any communicable diseases. Now people are flooding the border in such numbers, people encountered are often simply being released,
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