Michael Ramirez is lying. Again.
NO ONE HAS PROPOSED OPEN BORDERS. That is a LIE.
The only one weakening our borders is DONALD TRUMP.
Until this summer, border crossings under policies of Obama (both proactive [preventive] and reactive [remedial]) were successful in bringing the numbers to a 40-year low.
Successful proactive policies under Obama included aid to Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras and ending American interference in their elections. While deeply inadequate, they helped ease some of the horrific conditions that had been allowed to metastasize out of the policies of Reagan in the 1980’s.
TRUMP ENDED THE OBAMA AID and, within weeks, border crossings exploded to sudden new record highs. Cause and effect.
Open borders? NO! Instead of worthless ego projects on the border, Democrats have proposed AND VOTED TO FUND, to the tune of $1.3 BILLION dollars, real border security that would be effective, which I enumerate in the reply that follows:
May 31, 2016
May 24, 2016