President Trump took a lot of flak from the left for warning that the migrant caravan, heading up to the U.S. from Honduras, had a lot of “stone cold criminals” in its ranks. Here’s a Nov. 26 report from USA Today to show just how insistent the left was with that “narrative”:
President Donald Trump continued his attacks against a caravan of Central American immigrants [sic] Monday, describing some of them as “stone cold criminals,” but his administration provided scant details to back up the president’s assertion.
Trump’s attempts to portray members of the caravan as criminals capped off a chaotic weekend that saw immigrants [sic] rushing the San Ysidro Port of Entry and U.S. agents responding by firing tear gas into the crowd, leaving a tense standoff that could escalate in the days to come.
Snopes, too, got into the act, tut-tutting that any mention of criminals in the caravan is just “fear-mongering, misinformation, and hoaxes“:
Several caravans of migrants originating in Central America headed toward the U.S. border, although they were still hundreds of miles away in southern Mexico, proved a constant target in the U.S. for fear-mongering, misinformation, and hoaxes in the lead-up to consequential 2018 midterm elections[.]
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