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Obama Mocks GOP for Putting Kids In 'Pens,' But There's One HUGE Problem

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Barack Obama made his way to Detroit to campaign for Democrat candidates.

During his speech, he erred bigly.

Obama said, “I’d like to think there are compassionate conservatives out there who think there’s nothing compassionate about ripping immigrant children from the arms of their mothers at the border and putting them in pens.”

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Barack must not understand what he’s saying or he’s being intentionally deceitful.

The problem with Obama’s comments?

From Daily Wire:

Obama was likely trying to make a point heard over and over again this campaign season: that there’s no such thing as a “good” Republican, because most conservatives will, at some point or another, praise President Donald Trump on a point of policy.

But there was one big problem with Obama’s point: those photos of kids in cages at the border that went viral during the battle over whether families seeking asylum at the United States’ border should be separated pending a hearing, were taken during Obama’s administration.

“The Obama-era photos were originally shot for the Associated Press by photographer Ross D. Franklin, during a Jun. 18, 2014 visit to the Customs and Border Protection (CBP) placement center in Nogales, Arizona,” Quartz, not exactly a right-leaning news outlet, claimed back in May when the photos were plastered across social media. “The shelters in those photos have since been closed.”

There’s no denying that President Trump’s immigration policy separated families at the border — or, at least those that presented themselves for asylum after crossing the border somewhere other than an official, legal, border crossing — but situations similar to the one depicted led to a decision in 2013 to ban holding complete families seeking asylum together in one location for any extended period of time.

President Trump can’t seem to find venues large enough to house the amount of supporters who want to see him speak.

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Obama, on the other hand, doesn’t seem to have that problem.

While in Milwaukee, Obama spoke at a small high school gymnasium.

As you can see, the place is half-full.

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A reporter claimed the line to see Obama was a mile long:

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John Salvatore has been a Writer and Editor of multiple political blogs since early 2015. He earned his Master’s degree in Public Administration upon completion of a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science. A diehard Los Angeles Dodgers fan, John can be reached at [email protected]




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