Does Taking the Kids Take the Cake?
For the last 48 hours or so we have seen pictures of crying children and heard general disgust expressed at this latest aspect of immigration policy. It almost reminds me of the poor naked girl in Vietnam fleeing with burning American napalm on her back. Ironically, she ended up in the USA - maybe there is hope.
We are quite used to politicians clutching at any opportunity to be photographed holding a baby or child during an election. But this? Come on Mr. President and come on Kellyanne. Really? I mean, really? You actually tried to imply that it might bring people to the table?
Are they to be considered just more American collateral damage?
I can only think of one thing worse. Take away Trump's phone or his Twitter account. Then watch the crying! "Some big mean man took my phone. I want it back! This isn't fair! I want my Mommy!"
I want to say "God help you" but I suspect you will face that other ultimate judge.