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Left wing fact checker Calls out Michelle Obama's whopper

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MICHELLE OBAMA, on Americans: “They watch in horror as children are torn from their families and thrown into cages.”

THE FACTS: The reference to cages is misleading and a matter that Democrats have persistently distorted.

Trump used facilities that were built during the Obama-Biden administration to house children at the border. They are chain-link enclosures inside border facilities where migrants were temporarily housed, separated by sex and age.

At the height of the controversy over Trump’s zero-tolerance policy at the border, photos that circulated online of children in the enclosures generated great anger. But those photos — by The Associated Press — were taken in 2014 and depicted some of the thousands of unaccompanied children held by President Barack Obama.

When that fact came to light, some Democrats and activists who had tweeted the photos deleted their tweets. But prominent Democrats have continued to cite cages for children as a distinctive cruelty of Trump.
 

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MICHELLE OBAMA, on Americans: “They watch in horror as children are torn from their families and thrown into cages.”

THE FACTS: The reference to cages is misleading and a matter that Democrats have persistently distorted.

Trump used facilities that were built during the Obama-Biden administration to house children at the border. They are chain-link enclosures inside border facilities where migrants were temporarily housed, separated by sex and age.

At the height of the controversy over Trump’s zero-tolerance policy at the border, photos that circulated online of children in the enclosures generated great anger. But those photos — by The Associated Press — were taken in 2014 and depicted some of the thousands of unaccompanied children held by President Barack Obama.

When that fact came to light, some Democrats and activists who had tweeted the photos deleted their tweets. But prominent Democrats have continued to cite cages for children as a distinctive cruelty of Trump.

So you are suggesting that Obama was tough on boarder security and Trump is just following what Obama did?
 

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MICHELLE OBAMA, on Americans: “They watch in horror as children are torn from their families and thrown into cages.”

THE FACTS: The reference to cages is misleading and a matter that Democrats have persistently distorted.

Trump used facilities that were built during the Obama-Biden administration to house children at the border. They are chain-link enclosures inside border facilities where migrants were temporarily housed, separated by sex and age.

At the height of the controversy over Trump’s zero-tolerance policy at the border, photos that circulated online of children in the enclosures generated great anger. But those photos — by The Associated Press — were taken in 2014 and depicted some of the thousands of unaccompanied children held by President Barack Obama.

When that fact came to light, some Democrats and activists who had tweeted the photos deleted their tweets. But prominent Democrats have continued to cite cages for children as a distinctive cruelty of Trump.

Yes, the reference to cages is misleading but the policy of tearing children from their parents is not.
 

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Yes, the reference to cages is misleading but the policy of tearing children from their parents is not.

As has been mentioned once or twice before, coming through the immigration process LEGALLY alleviates all those problems.
 

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As has been mentioned once or twice before, coming through the immigration process LEGALLY alleviates all those problems.

In reality, desparate people do desparate things. We can do the right things humanely, or is that too much to ask of a "Christian" nation?
 

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MICHELLE OBAMA, on Americans: “They watch in horror as children are torn from their families and thrown into cages.”

THE FACTS: The reference to cages is misleading and a matter that Democrats have persistently distorted.

Trump used facilities that were built during the Obama-Biden administration to house children at the border. They are chain-link enclosures inside border facilities where migrants were temporarily housed, separated by sex and age.

At the height of the controversy over Trump’s zero-tolerance policy at the border, photos that circulated online of children in the enclosures generated great anger. But those photos — by The Associated Press — were taken in 2014 and depicted some of the thousands of unaccompanied children held by President Barack Obama.

When that fact came to light, some Democrats and activists who had tweeted the photos deleted their tweets. But prominent Democrats have continued to cite cages for children as a distinctive cruelty of Trump.

That's the laziest effort to try to re-spread that lie I've ever seen. No link to this "left wing fact checker." No quotes. But plenty of lies and here's fact checking source with the facts:
False Claim of Immigrant Children Deaths Under Obama - FactCheck.org

Excerpt:
But in some social media circles, criticism of the deaths was met by claims of a double standard. Viral posts argued that “during the Obama administration 18 children died while in custody of Border Patrol.”

That’s false.
 

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As has been mentioned once or twice before, coming through the immigration process LEGALLY alleviates all those problems.

That's the moral-free excuse for the callous treatment of these people. Before Dirtbag, we used to be a better country than that.
 

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Whoaaaaaaa!!!!!!



Can we use fact checkers again???
 

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MICHELLE OBAMA, on Americans: “They watch in horror as children are torn from their families and thrown into cages.”

THE FACTS: The reference to cages is misleading and a matter that Democrats have persistently distorted.

Trump used facilities that were built during the Obama-Biden administration to house children at the border. They are chain-link enclosures inside border facilities where migrants were temporarily housed, separated by sex and age.

At the height of the controversy over Trump’s zero-tolerance policy at the border, photos that circulated online of children in the enclosures generated great anger. But those photos — by The Associated Press — were taken in 2014 and depicted some of the thousands of unaccompanied children held by President Barack Obama.

When that fact came to light, some Democrats and activists who had tweeted the photos deleted their tweets. But prominent Democrats have continued to cite cages for children as a distinctive cruelty of Trump.

"They're not cages, they're chain-linked enclosures" talk about PC labeling. :lamo

They're not concentration camps, they're high-density detention facilities!
 

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Mo's comments prove she is either just as stupid as every other idiot leftist that **** themselves over the pictures of kids in cages, or she is just another lying piece of **** leftist pandering to the idiot left...that is too stupid to know that they were being duped with those images of kids in cages.

I absolutely loved watching the idiot leftists do their typical dance when those pictures came out. "Why...this is outrageous! Whoever did this should be impeached! Jailed! Imprisoned for crimes against Humanity!!!!"
--You DO know those pictures were taken in 2014 and it was Obama that put those children in those cages...right?
"Err....I.....ummmmmmm.....I mean...of course he did. It was the humane thing to do, they were just providing care for those poor children. God BLESS you Mr Obama sir......"
 
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MICHELLE OBAMA, on Americans: “They watch in horror as children are torn from their families and thrown into cages.”

THE FACTS: The reference to cages is misleading and a matter that Democrats have persistently distorted.

Trump used facilities that were built during the Obama-Biden administration to house children at the border. They are chain-link enclosures inside border facilities where migrants were temporarily housed, separated by sex and age.

At the height of the controversy over Trump’s zero-tolerance policy at the border, photos that circulated online of children in the enclosures generated great anger. But those photos — by The Associated Press — were taken in 2014 and depicted some of the thousands of unaccompanied children held by President Barack Obama.

When that fact came to light, some Democrats and activists who had tweeted the photos deleted their tweets. But prominent Democrats have continued to cite cages for children as a distinctive cruelty of Trump.

False equivalency fail.

1)Obama didn't separate families on purpose, and in fact the children were housed there because we were swamped at the border by unattended children. The children were relocated to foster homes as soon as possible.

2)Trump separated families and then exiled the parents on purpose as a warning to future immigrants.

You fail.
 

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MICHELLE OBAMA, on Americans: “They watch in horror as children are torn from their families and thrown into cages.”

THE FACTS: The reference to cages is misleading and a matter that Democrats have persistently distorted.

Trump used facilities that were built during the Obama-Biden administration to house children at the border. They are chain-link enclosures inside border facilities where migrants were temporarily housed, separated by sex and age.

At the height of the controversy over Trump’s zero-tolerance policy at the border, photos that circulated online of children in the enclosures generated great anger. But those photos — by The Associated Press — were taken in 2014 and depicted some of the thousands of unaccompanied children held by President Barack Obama.

When that fact came to light, some Democrats and activists who had tweeted the photos deleted their tweets. But prominent Democrats have continued to cite cages for children as a distinctive cruelty of Trump.



Over what period of time did Obama v. Trump keep children in "cages"? (they were, definitionally, cages). For how long did that go on? What was the reason? Were the children put there by both Obama and Trump to separate them from their parent/custodian?
 

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False equivalency fail.

1)Obama didn't separate families on purpose, and in fact the children were housed there because we were swamped at the border by unattended children. The children were relocated to foster homes as soon as possible.

2)Trump separated families and then exiled the parents on purpose as a warning to future immigrants.

You fail.

You mean the lw factchecker failed?
 
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