Usually Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez just says stupid things. But this time she has moved into calumny and lies by claiming that U.S. border patrol guards “deliberately cage children,” “inject kids with drugs,” all merely because they are Hispanic.
This is a disgusting lie and if such a thing was ever said by a Republican, the media would be destroying that liar right about now.
But AOC says it and the media gives us crickets.
AOC uttered this sick calumny during her bizarre Instgram chat of herself drinking wine and trying to assemble cheap furniture for her Washington D.C. apartment.
During her alcohol-fueled rant, AOC gave her rabid fans this gem:
“At least I’m not trying to cage children at the border and inject them with drugs. That’s not a mistake. That is a deliberate policy to attack people based on their national origin. That’s not a mistake, that’s just hatred. That’s just cruelty. That’s just wrong!”
This sick woman presented her claims as fact, not as hyperbole.
Ocasio-Cortez claims without evidence that CBP officials are “deliberately” trying to “cage children and inject them with drugs” because “of their national origin” pic.twitter.com/ZEwu7AvCv3
— Ryan Saavedra (@RealSaavedra) April 4, 2019
Of course, every last word of that segment is a lie.
DHS does not “cage” children, nor has there been any reports of “drugging” anyone, whether they have brown skin or not.
Recently DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen told the Democrat controlled House Homeland Security Committee that DHS does not “use cages for children.”
“To my knowledge, [Customs and Border Protection] never purposefully put a child in a cage if you mean a cage like this,” Nielsen said, noting that are kept in “areas of the border facility that are carved out for the safety and protection of those that remain there while they’re being processed.”
This disgusting, lying New York Congresswoman merely says whatever half-baked crap comes off the top of her malformed little brain.
But has the media slammed her for her obvious slander of our border patrol agents?
Nope. Not a word.
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