The New York Times last week made yet another radical departure from responsible journalism and resorted to anti-Trump hysteria and fearmongering. This time, it concerned supposed plans to herd illegal migrants into camps and run them back across the border.
The piece, sure to be picked up by most leftist outlets, was titled “Sweeping Raids, Giant Camps and Mass Deportations: Inside Trump’s 2025 Immigration Plans.”
The Times’s Maggie Haberman inked the melodramatic story, with assistance, for the obvious purpose of stoking President Joe Biden’s lagging support among Democrats. In her world, Trump will reimagine Nazi Germany and harass poor, innocent illegal migrants.
Among the wild claims are that the Republican, if reelected, will use medical scares to round up illegals.
This will lead to ejecting “people by the millions per year.” Trump, in the Times fantasy world, will reassign federal agents and deputize local law enforcement as well as the National Guard to deport millions.
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His plan will be boosted by the creation of “huge camps to detain people while their cases are processed and they await deportation flights,” according to the Times.
Former Trump immigration advisor Stephen Miller told the “newspaper of record” that a “spectacular migration crackdown” is coming if his former boss wins next November. He said Trump will “unleash the vast arsenal of federal powers” to right the wrongs of the Biden administration.
The article’s goal is glaringly obvious.
Biden suffers from perceptions among many in the Democratic rank and file that he is a doddering and senile figurehead who is not a worthy leader. This must be countered, the Times believes, by spreading irrational fear of a police state coming under a second Trump presidency.
The paper breathlessly cited the former president’s admiration for Republican Dwight Eisenhower’s 1954 immigration control program. Trump told an Iowa gathering in September that his administration will follow the WWII hero’s lead.
That resulted in, as Trump termed it, the “largest domestic deportation operation in American history.”
It is likely that many enduring New York City’s current illegal migrant crisis would be drawn to having a president willing to control immigration as it should be.
The Times also worried that those who support Hamas terrorists and oppose Israel’s right to exist will be targeted for deportation. Is this supposed to be a bad thing?