Open Borders for Thee but Not for Me!
Hypocrisy is a feature, not a bug, of Leftist ideology: they flout the rules they create for you, to show you how insignificant you are compared to them.
For the past several years, America’s working class have been demanding that something be done about our open borders. The elites have responded with handwaving about America being a nation of immigrants, conflating legal and illegal immigration, and slandering anyone who supports restrictions on immigration as being irredeemably white supremacist — even though it’s not just whites who oppose illegal immigration.
The elites allege humanitarian motivation and try to frame any debate about border policies in strictly moral terms. “Look at these poor, huddled masses, yearning to breath free,” they say. “How can you deny them the opportunity to come to our great country and make a better life for themselves? What kind of selfish, evil, racist, xenophobic Nazi are you?”
Of course, you should always be skeptical of anyone who professes deep and abiding concern for the well-being of distant others, while practicing cruelty and callous snobbery towards those nearby. You will notice that these same elites, who care so much about migrants from outside the USA, speak with open disdain and malice about their fellow Americans who are living in decaying communities ravaged by job losses, opioid addiction, and despair. “A basket of deplorables,” is how Hillary Clinton referred to them, while Barack Obama said that the working poor “get bitter, they cling to guns or religion or antipathy to people who aren't like them or anti-immigrant sentiment or anti-trade sentiment as a way to explain their frustrations.”
That’s right, Barry, it’s just that regular Americans are stupid and lazy and looking to blame someone else for their self-created problems . . . oh wait, did some career criminal get shot by the police, mid crime-spree, while trying to wrestle an officer and get control of his gun? Well, let’s have a national day of burning, looting, and murdering to celebrate his blessed memory!
Obviously, the dilution of the labor market with 30 millions illegal immigrants willing to work under the table, without legal protections, for lower wages than their native-born coworkers, resulting in massive job losses and diminished wages for the native-born, obviously that could not have had anything to do with people demanding restrictions on immigration.
And obviously voicing concerns about terrorism or national security is a racist dog whistle — except, of course, when we’re talking about MAGA Republicans! Sure, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is surveilling regular American citizens and collecting their data, while at the same time DHS doesn’t even know the identities and whereabouts of terrorists who may have snuck into the country via our open border, but any concerns about the open border being a national security issue, that’s just racist. Full stop!
The Left says that the “great replacement theory,” a.k.a., the “Kalergi Plan,” is just a racist trope — just a crazy conspiracy theory invented by wacko alt-Right whites . . . and then you have Joe Biden, back when he was Vice President, saying this: An unrelenting stream of immigration, non-stop, non-stop. Folks like me who are Caucasian of European descent for the first time in 2017 will be in an absolute minority in the United States of America, absolute minority. Fewer than 50 percent of the people in America from then and on will be white European stock. That’s not a bad thing, that’s a source of our strength.
Anyway, with all the compassion and care that these elites have for the illegal immigrants flooding across our border, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis decided to send some illegals where the charitable champagne socialist elites live: Martha’s Vinyard! They have plenty of space and plenty of money, and since “diversity is our strength,” and since Martha’s Vinyard is overwhelmingly white, surely the residents of that hallowed island will be happy to get stronger by increasing their diversity!
Of course, that’s not how it went at all. The kind and virtuous limousine leftists of Martha’s Vineyard didn’t even last a day before they called out the National Guard to round up the migrants and ship them off to a makeshift camp on a military base.
Diversity is our strength! Be strong, Texas and Arizona border towns! But keep that strength to yourself! We prefer to stay weak up in our blue enclaves in Massachussets!
We have an elite class that wants all the benefits of open borders — cheap labor for their businesses, servile domestic servants for their mansions, loyal voters for the DNC, etc. — while pushing the costs of these policies onto the commoners.
Hmmm . . . it’s almost like the rich leftists don’t actually believe all the bullshit reasons they give to justify all the rules they make . . . rules that they expect the rest of us to follow, while they live unaffected in their pristine upper-class bubbles.
But of course, hypocrisy is a feature, not a bug, of leftist ideology. It’s their way of reminding you that you are a dirty peasant, beneath them. They get to make the rules, but they do not have to follow them. In fact, they do not even have to pretend to follow them. They just use the rules to yank your chain and put you in your place, prole.
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