Why the Border Is Such a Problem for Biden — and America, by Charles Lipson

The border isn’t a problem for the Biden administration, it’s a complete disaster. From Charles Lipson at realclearpolitics.com:

 
Why the Border Is Such a Problem for Biden -- and America

(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

The Biden administration is drowning on issue after issue, and many of the bubbles are coming from the Rio Grande River. The problem, which dare not speak its name, is illegal immigration. The administration, its political party, and the mainstream media refuse to say the very word “illegal.” For a while, they called it “undocumented,” pretending the migrants somehow forgot their papers in the top dresser drawer in Guatemala or Haiti. Now, even that bland phrase is deemed too clear and honest. The new woke term is “irregular immigration.” Anything to minimize the problem, sway public opinion, and avoid plain talk.

The obfuscation goes much further than a few phrases. Consider Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro Mayorkas’ testimony to Congress last week, where he faced awkward questions about the administration’s decision to stop building the border wall, including portions that had already been contracted and paid for. Mayorkas’ reply, “We are not going to construct a border wall along the ragged and jagged cliffs along certain parts of the border.”

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One response to “Why the Border Is Such a Problem for Biden — and America, by Charles Lipson

  1. Polling has consistently shown that 75% or more Americans want reduced illegal immigration for decades. President Trump was the only one who succeeded at that goal. Also why, no one believes 81 Million voted for Biden.

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