POLIZETTE — What’s the difference between an illegal alien and a legal immigrant? Apparently nothing, according to Democrats.
Thanks to Donald Trump’s successful campaign for the GOP nomination, which highlighted the danger illegal aliens pose to innocent, law-abiding Americans and the U.S. economy, illegal immigration is at the forefront of the current election.
But the Democrats’ continued refusal to acknowledge the inherent differences between those who immigrate to the U.S. legally and illegally has grown to such an extent that anyone of sound mind is forced to wonder if they actually support illegal immigration.
When Trump first announced his presidential campaign, he commented on the serious crime endemic to vast swathes of the illegal alien population from Central and South America. As if on cue, the Democrats and their allies in the mainstream media erupted with cries of “racism.”
Despite the fact that it was clear that Trump’s comments were referring specifically to illegal aliens from Mexico, Democrats (not to mention a few Establishment Republicans) reacted as if he were speaking about all Mexicans everywhere.
“Donald Trump says Mexican people are criminals,” reads a Hillary campaign e-mail from December 2015. Lin-Manuel Miranda, creator of the popular musical Hamilton, speaking at a commencement ceremony in May, described 2016 as “a year when politicians traffic in anti-immigrant rhetoric.” Once again, the refusal to distinguish between illegal and legal immigration is glaring.
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