Claims Hispanic voters support Trump because they only care about abortion
Published on 26 November, 2020
Barack Obama took a shot at President Trump in an interview Wednesday, blaming him for border ‘cages’ that were actually instituted and used under the former President’s administration.
Obama was decrying the level of support that Trump received from hispanic voters during the election campaign.
“But there’s a lot of evangelical Hispanics who, you know, the fact that Trump says racist things about Mexicans,” Obama said during the interview with with The Breakfast Club radio show.
“Or puts detainees, you know, undocumented workers, in cages — they think that’s less important than the fact that, you know, he supports their views on gay marriage or abortion, right?” Obama claimed.
It is more than a tad ironic that Obama begins by talking about how metropolitan elites can be out of touch with the rest of America, and then immediately goes on to pigeon hole Hispanic voters as only caring about abortion.
Are hispanic voters incapable of caring about economic issues or crime? Just because they are brown?
That isn’t the most egregious aspect of his comments, however, given that he completely ignores the fact that for many years the so called ‘cages’ were used by the Department of Homeland Security under the Obama administration.
While leftists pretty much ignored the story while Obama was in the White House, it suddenly became a major issue when Trump took office.
Indeed, the very same photos from 2014 were recycled and presented as if they were taken during Trump’s tenure.
This continued right up until the election.
When the conditions at the border facilities again made headlines in 2018 and 2019, particularly because children were being separated from their families, Trump asked that pressure be put on House Democrats to pass a law to end the practice: