On Thursday, Attorney General Jeff Sessions desecrated his Christian faith by using the Bible to defend this administrations’ practice of separating immigrant children from their parents.
In nothing short of a ultimatum, Trump blames Democrats for what’s happening at the border saying: “The Democrats are forcing the breakup of families at the Border with their horrible and cruel legislative agenda. Any Immigration Bill MUST HAVE full funding for the Wall, end Catch & Release, Visa Lottery and Chain, and go to Merit Based Immigration. Go for it! WIN!”
Trump is almost literally saying, ‘give me all of these things, or what’s happening at the border will continue’.
Sadly but predictably, Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee-Sanders did the exact same thing as Jeff Sessions. When confronted by CNN’s Jim Acosta about what her bible/faith said about the issue, Sanders said “I can say that it is very Biblical to enforce the law … that is actually repeated a number of times .”
And then, also predictably, she blamed Democrats: “The separation of illegal alien families is a product of the same legal loopholes that Democrats refuse to close.”
The internet was having none of her biblical bull hockey, as illustrated in this one, brilliant thread from Bustle writer Danielle Campoamor: