Illegal crossings have increased recently, but the situation at the border has been untenable for years
by Andrew Kugle and David Rutz
Leading media personalities and top Democratic officials have gone from saying there was no crisis at the southern border to saying there is one in just a few short months.
Hosts on CNN and MSNBC like Joe Scarborough, Don Lemon, Chris Cuomo, Nicolle Wallace and others went along with Democratic talking points earlier this year that the Trump administration had manufactured a crisis at the border to secure wall funding.
Illegal crossings have increased since then, but the situation at the border has been untenable for years. Now with increased reporting on poor conditions at border detention facilities for children, the situation has again been deemed a “crisis.”
“He’s lied so much about the realities of what he’s calling a crisis,” Cuomo said in January.
Then this month, he told CNN’s Anderson Cooper he hadn’t seen a “crisis” as “openly understood and ignored” as the situation at the border. Read the rest HERE.