Sometimes people hate what Trump says…until they find out Obama said it.
Same goes for does and did — “kids in cages,” anyone?
Following the President’s recent plan to deport specific illegal immigrants who’ve refused their court order to go home voluntarily, Campus Reform’s Cabot Phillips took a trip to Georgetown University to get the students’ take on a citizenship crackdown.
But there was a bit of the ol’ prank: Cabot used a statement made by Barack instead of Adol — I mean, Donald.
Here’s the liberal icon’s quote:
“We are a nation of laws. Undocumented workers broke our immigration laws, and I believe that they must be held accountable. Especially those who may be dangerous. That’s why over the past six years, deportations of criminals are up 80 percent. And that’s why we’re going to keep focusing on threats to our security.”
When asked, the youngsters at Georgetown responded the way you might expect — they called out the white supremacy, nationalism (which, it should be noted, is not an inherently negative term — it’s the putting first of one’s own country), and xenophobia.
One apt pupil replied, “This was really awful.”
Another, apparently not understanding — perhaps thanks to the media — the meaning of “immigration” (here and here), remarked, “I think that’s a bad decision because, like, the United States should be open to immigrants.”
A particularly stalwart student, after having been presented with the reality, was hit with, “Do you think it’s still a practice of white nationalism to deport criminal illegal aliens?”
Cue the sound of cognitive dissonance:
“I think the way Trump’s doing it is.”
And there ya go.
One guy had, in my view, a level-headed reaction:
“I mean, it just shows the hypocrisy in politics. One person can say something five years ago, and next thing you know, it doesn’t apply to them anymore. And they can now be the morality police for whoever is in charge now.”
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