Why This Immigration Psychodrama Will Also Pass
by Victor Davis Hanson
June 25th, 2018
A month from now there will be a new manufactured news story that Donald Trump is savage, represents an existential danger, or is unhinged. We will hear of another Trump official cornered and driven out from a liberal-owned Beltway or New York City restaurant. An unhinged Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) will rant some more about impeachment. And then the current hysteria over the border detainments will be filed, and go the way of the “s—hole countries” frenzy or Melania’s jacket melodrama…So last week’s Holocaust/Japanese Internment hysteria narrative at the border will soon fade, too. READ MORE
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