Skip to comments.Democrats haven't abolished ICE, just their message about it (Shhhhh...)
Posted on 11/03/2018 10:49:24 AM PDT by Libloather
Less than five months ago, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, promising a bold progressive agenda including calls to abolish ICE won a stunning upset in a House Democratic primary. Days later, fellow New York Democrats Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand and Mayor Bill de Blasio joined her, demanding an end to the federal agency tasked with immigration enforcement. Others quickly linked themselves to the movement.
But now? With just days to go before the midterm elections, the "Abolish ICE" issue has all but vanished from the radar.
Trump quickly went on the offense, tweeting over several summer days that "the radical left Dems" wanted to get rid of ICE. "We will NOT stand for these vile Democrat smears in law enforcement," the president said. "If you get rid of ICE, you're going to have a country that youre going to be afraid to walk out of your house." It had an effect.
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They're all fake.
It's an extremely fringe position with less public support than abolishing the IRS, and abolishing the IRS is always presented as being extremely fringe by the media.
Need lots of ads that feature these choice, now buried campaign promises and commitments—end ICE, open borders, support sanctuary cities, raise taxes, impeach Trump, etc. We need to remind voters so they can hold them accountable.
The next time he Democrats gain power, they will do these things:
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