Hillary Clinton’s former spokesman, Jesse Lehrich, caused quite a commotion after posting a Washington Post article on Twitter titled, “Trump administration preparing to hold immigrant children on military bases,” adding to that a spot of commentary stating the “Trump admin is preparing to put migrant children in warehouses…”
Here’s the tweet in question:
Trump admin is preparing to put migrant children in warehouses on military bases after separating them from their families.https://t.co/MdRJJhSziX
— Jesse Lehrich (@JesseLehrich) May 15, 2018
Do you think Cubans are fighting for healthcare or freedom from Communism?
As you probably already guessed, this whole thing has been blown out of proportion by the mainstream media who are hungry for another scandal of some sort to try hanging the Trump administration out to dry.
Unfortunately for them, this isn’t it.
The HHS never mentioned warehouses on military bases. They are looking into sites, including military bases, where they can house migrant children in the future, if necessary. Big difference.
The fake outrage machine immediately started churning with blue checks all over Twitter blubbering all over themselves about this non-story.
This is aggressive cruelty https://t.co/7MIXvtpFtZ
— Chris Hayes (@chrislhayes) May 15, 2018
If the phrase "put children in warehouses" doesn't bother you, then I don't know what will. https://t.co/fMTVcmDmYP
— Wendy Molyneux (@WendyMolyneux) May 15, 2018
This is inhumane and likely a giant abuse scandal (of one kind or another) in the making. https://t.co/d4lo7kqQDk
— Clara Jeffery (@ClaraJeffery) May 15, 2018
Chelsea Clinton even got in on the action.
“Cruelty beyond any decent comprehension.”
Cruelty beyond any decent comprehension: https://t.co/rqGR3qjDbU
— Chelsea Clinton (@ChelseaClinton) May 15, 2018
This tweet was meant to be a takedown of Trump, but in reality, it’s a punch to the proverbial jaw of former President Barack Obama because children being housed on military bases happened during his administration:
The use of military bases to hold immigrant children is not without precedent. At the peak of the 2014 child-immigration crisis, the Obama administration used bases in Oklahoma, Texas and California to house more than 7,000 children over a period of several months.
In other words, Obama does it and no one bats an eye. President Trump does it and suddenly he’s the equivalent of Marvel villain Thanos. This is a glaring inconsistency. Or maybe it would be better termed hypocrisy?
US Women’s Soccer Team Skips Representing U.S.A. at Opening Ceremony
The ultra-woke U.S. women’s soccer team — big losers thus far — decided to skip representing the U.S.A. during the Olympics opening ceremonies.
The ultra-woke U.S. women’s soccer team — big losers thus far — decided to skip representing the U.S.A. during the opening ceremonies at the Tokyo Olympics Friday. The famously anti-American soccer team claimed that they could not attend because they were scheduled to attend practice during the opening event, according to WXIA-TV. “Obviously we can’t be there, I don’t know who scheduled us to practice at this time,” chief anti-American team star Megan Rapinoe told the media. The women’s soccer team was all about protesting against the U.S.A. during its first Olympics game this week but lost to New Zealand in a crushing 3-0 final. Rapinoe added that this year’s gams are different than past games. “It looks quite different and feels quite different than in the past, but all of us are thrilled to be here,” she said. Team members Abby Dahlkemper and Rapinoe enacted a lame “private parade” and posted it to Twitter: https://twitter.com/USWNT/status/1418557013739536390 The America-hating women’s soccer team was not the only American team that skipped the opening ceremonies. Both the women’s and the men’s U.S. gymnastics teams also skipped the ceremonies. They similarly held their own version of the parade” https://twitter.com/InsideGym/status/1418539840564572160 Follow Warner Todd Huston on Facebook at: facebook.com/Warner.Todd.Huston.
Kid Suicides, Mental Health Hospitalizations Surge Worse than Coronavirus During Lockdowns
Kids have had it particularly bad during the coronavirus lockdowns, but not because of the virus, because of the lockdowns.
New research has found that kids have had it particularly bad during the coronavirus lockdowns, but not because of the virus, because of the lockdowns themselves. Kids ended up dying of suicides and being hospitalized for mental health illnesses at a high rate, according to a new study. Once again, we see that this “cure” was far worse than virus ever was, especially for young people. Per Just the News: Jeanne Noble, director of COVID response in the UCSF emergency department, is finishing an academic manuscript on the mental health toll on kids from lockdown policies. She shared a presentation on its major points with Just the News. Suicides in the Golden State last year jumped by 24% for Californians under 18 but fell by 11% for adults, showing how children were uniquely affected by “profound social isolation and loss of essential social supports traditionally provided by in-person school,” the presentation says. Children requiring emergency mental health services jumped last year in Children’s Hospital of Oakland, and children’s hospitalizations for eating disorders more than doubled at UCSF Children’s Hospital. In January, the latter’s emergency department (ED) at Mission Bay hit a record for “highest proportion of suicidal children in ER” at 21%. The study authors charged that the CDC is bringing serious harm to children with its coronavirus policies. Just the News added that kids are facing more than the virus. They are also facing an “atrophy” of the interpersonal skills because of masks and lost school time, and they are suffering great bouts of depression. It is even harder on teens, especially those close to graduation, because they face a stymied start to college, or their careers. This also brings severe depression. Follow Warner Todd Huston on Facebook at: facebook.com/Warner.Todd.Huston.
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