Effectively Shoot, TX Gov Greg Abbott Did not Imply To *Assist* The Migrants!

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Greg Abbott is not the worst governor in America — that title belongs to Ron DeSantis, and he is not letting any grass develop below his cloven hooves. However Abbott actually does give it the outdated school strive, kicking each immigrant and homosexual child he probably can in an effort to show to “the bottom” that he is simply as pig ignorant and spiteful as they’re.

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Take the publicity stunt Abbott pulled earlier this month, when he introduced he’d be scooping up migrants on the southern border and busing them to DC to dump on Joe Biden’s doorstep.

“To assist native officers whose communities are being overwhelmed, Texas is offering constitution buses to ship these unlawful immigrants, who’ve been dropped off by the Biden administration, to Washington DC … the place the Biden administration will have the ability to extra instantly tackle the wants of the individuals they’re permitting to come back throughout our border,” he said at a press convention on April 6.


As famous by the Texas Tribune, Abbott forgot to say one or two tiny particulars when he was beating his chest and threatening a wildly unconstitutional usurpation of the federal authorities’s border authority. Like the truth that his busing program is fully voluntary. Or that it is solely transporting migrants already processed by federal immigration authorities. And that the migrants who took the state of Texas up on its beneficiant provide have been solely delighted to get a free journey throughout the nation.

“We’re very grateful for all the assistance that has been given to us,” Ordalis Heras, a 26-year-old Venezuelan asylum-seeker, told the Tribune on arrival in DC. “Frankly, we didn’t have the cash to get right here in any other case, so we’re very grateful for the assistance.”

And because the New York Times stories, if the nation’s capital is not the popular vacation spot, migrants can get off alongside the way in which in Alabama, Georgia, or North Carolina, the place Santo Linarte López, a migrant from Nicaragua lately disembarked.

“Think about, how a lot wouldn’t it price to get from right here to all the way in which over there,” he instructed theOccasions, marveling at his luck.

Even the White Home was impressed.

“These are all migrants who’ve been processed by CBP and are free to journey,” White Home Press Secretary Jen Psaki said on April 13, “so, it’s good the state of Texas helps them get to their ultimate vacation spot.”

However Abbott continues to be pretending that he is actually sticking it to the libs, and you may too in the event you simply SEND MONEY.

“As quickly as I introduced that, our telephones began ringing off the hook with individuals wanting to assist,” Abbott instructed Fox’s Maria Bartiromo on the finish of a very unhinged section the place the 2 pretended that Joe Biden had thrown open the borders and was permitting a flood of criminals in to destroy the nation. “And I need to inform Individuals the place you may go to assist pay for a bus journey for migrants to go to Washington DC and make the Biden administration cope with it in particular person.”

Sure, the state of Texas is organising a GoFundMe for Abbott’s silly stunt. Effectively, not precisely that. Nevertheless it has arrange a web site the place you may hand over your bank card to assist defray the price to Texas taxpayers of transporting migrants to their vacation spot of selection. As of this writing, the quantity raised was a whopping $63,973. The state declined to inform the Tribune how a lot it had already spent on this boondoggle.

Gosh, who might probably have seen this coming? Marvel if the bus firm simply so occurs to be owned by GOP donors … that might actually be surprising!

[Texas Tribune / NYT]

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