Maher: Dems 'Sound Like' They 'Want Open Borders' and DeSantis, Abbott Are Making Point about Problems at Border


On Friday’s broadcast of HBO’s “Real Time,” host Bill Maher said that Govs. Greg Abbott (R-TX) and Ron DeSantis (R-FL) have transported migrants to make the point that we have “hundreds of thousands of people coming over” and that Democrats “sound like” they “want open borders,” because they’re “not willing to say who can’t come in,” and won’t “because they fear more than anything being thought of as racist.”

Maher said Abbott and DeSantis were trying “to make a point about look, things happen here at the border, we have thousands — hundreds of thousands of people coming over and you’re not helping. So, we’re going to send people to these sanctuary cities where you say you welcome them. Okay, was it a political stunt? Of course. Is it a ridiculous way to handle immigration policy? Yes. But this talk that these 50 migrants in Martha’s Vineyard, I’ve been to Martha’s Vineyard, it’s very nice.”

Maher added, “If this country was not so dysfunctional, we would just match these two problems, people we need and people who want to get here and we would place them all around the country. I can imagine a world where the governor of Massachusetts and the governor of Florida were not enemies and one just said, hey, it’s summer here in Martha’s Vineyard. Could you send up some help? And he said, we’d be happy to and they’d be happy to go. But we have to make this into something — some fake humanitarian crisis?”... (Read more)

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