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Are you a registered Democrat? Do you want to find out who you are really supporting? Then I think you need to watch Congressman Jesus Garcia (D-Illinois) two days ago during House hearing on the southern border crisis while questioning former ICE Director Tom Homan. He encapsulates perfectly the bigoted, hateful, and oppressive attitudes of the modern Democratic Party.
Most news sources have focused on Homan’s immediate visceral response, calling Garcia’s comments “disgusting.”
I think it more important to listen again to Garcia and his ugly slanderous and uncalled-for ad hominen attack on Homan’s character. My focus here is on the politicians now running the Democratic Party, not the ordinary citizens who are still registered Democrats and are unaware of the cruel, mean-spirited, and bigoted nature of those who now lead their party. If you still vote Democrat you need to know what you are voting for. It is not pretty, and it should make you ill.
I have therefore embedded the video of the exchange below, along with a transcript of Garcia’s words. Though my focus is on Garcia, it is worthwhile to watch the whole clip.
Mr. Homan, do you understand that the consequences of separation of many children will be lifelong trauma and carried across generations. Have we not learned from the internment of Japanese Americans?
Mr. Homan, I’m a father, do you have children? How can you possibly allow this to happen under your watch? Do you not care? Is it because these children don’t look like children that are around you? I don’t get it.
Have you ever held a deceased child in your arms? [emphasis mine]
It was to these words that Homan responded. Though I can understand Homan’s anger, the words I wish he had said instead to begin his response would have been “Have you no sense of deceny?” echoing the words said to Senator Josephe McCarthy during one hearing in his witch hunt of communists that essentially ended McCarthy’s political career.
First, Garcia ignores some basic facts, that Homan had tried to explain to these Democrats earlier in the hearing. Anyone who breaks the law and is arrested gets separated from their children, even if the children were forced to participate in the crime.
Second, illegals can instantly solve the problem of separation by agreeing to return to their home country. Their children will be returned to them and they will all go home together. No one is forced to stay in detainment, unless they are trying to game the law to get into the U.S. illegally.
Third, the internment of Japanese Americans (done by a Democratic president) has nothing to do with the present border crisis. That it is brought up illustrates Garcia’s desire to slander Homan.
Finally, Garcia’s willingness to call Homan a racist, with absolutely no evidence, illustrates how much like Joseph McCarthy this Democrat is. He wants anyone who dares oppose him to be blackballed, to be destroyed, to become a pariah.
Unfortunately, he is no different than the majority of Democratic politicians in office today. They hate Trump, but they also hate those who voted for him. This hate is eating at them, and is getting them to do and say things that are vicious, destructive, and downright evil.
If the voters do not begin to recognize this and remove these people from office, the future of the United States cannot be bright.