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Democrat Debate Moderator: Obama “Deported Three Million Americans”

Jose Diaz-Balart claimed President Obama “deported three million Americans.” He was talking about illegal immigrants.

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Jose Diaz-Balart, a moderator in the second round of MSNBC’s Democratic Debate, surprised audiences when he made a striking and false claim about President Obama’s enforcement of American immigration laws.

The career journalist claimed that Obama “deported three million Americans” in a question phrased to Joe Biden over immigration policy.

Balart was obviously speaking about illegal aliens, who he carelessly and incorrectly conflated with legal American citizens, who cannot be deported. President Obama did in fact deport roughly three million illegal immigrants in his Presidency.

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Biden answered the question without correcting Balart’s erroneous claim, going on to defend Obama’s immigration record while contradictorily calling for a universal amnesty for illegal immigrants.

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In Democratic debates, referring to illegal immigrants as ‘Americans’ seems to simply fly by without any attempt to push back in defense of actual native-born and naturalized U.S Citizens.

The wild and open-borders immigration positions staked out by leading candidates such as Biden are sure to resonate throughout the entire Democratic Party, creating and environment where support of literally any immigration law enforcement is seen as “racist” and unacceptable.

The insanity will only get worse.

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DESPERATION: Never Trumpers Float Romney/Bloomberg as ‘the Unity Ticket America Deserves’

How pathetic are these guys?

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The “Never Trump” brain trust over at The Bulwark has unveiled their antidote to stop the President they hate so much in this year’s election: a “unity ticket” consisting of Sen. Mitt Romney (R-UT) as a presidential candidate and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg as his running mate.

Author Neal Simon made the argument that this potential third-party ticket would appeal to independents in an op/ed published on Monday.

“Senator Romney’s entrance into the presidential race wouldn’t just give the vital center of the electorate a home—it would stand a chance to break a system that is stacked against independents and third party candidates,” Simon argued.

He compared Romney’s potential to that of French President Emmanuel Macron, the reviled ruler who has populist Yellow Vest protesters rioting against his unpopular style of governance every weekend.

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“And as Emmanuel Macron showed in France, standing up a new party and winning a presidential election in one motion is not impossible,” Simon wrote.

Simon posited that by putting Bloomberg on his ticket as Vice President, Romney could essentially buy the election, which is what Bloomberg is basically trying to do right now with his run for the Democratic presidential nomination.

“A Romney-Bloomberg ticket would be a first in modern American politics: A bipartisan unity ticket running under the banner of an independent third party,” he wrote.

Simon’s premise is predicated off of an assumption that Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) will win the Democrat presidential nomination. He believes that populism taking over the Republican and Democrat parties would open the door for a centrist revolution that could be led by Romney and Bloomberg.

“It would give both disgruntled Republicans who feel their party has become lost in Trump’s personality cult and Democrats who feel their party is lurching too far left towards a socialist revolution a voice on the ballot that reflects a popular idea of how the country should be run,” he concluded.

Simon, who was a failed independent candidate in the state of Maryland for the U.S. Senate in 2018, recently published a book titled, “Contract to Unite America: Ten Reforms to Reclaim Our Republic.” He is using the words of George Washington in his manifesto to defeat the new age of populist politics and return to the days of old.

“Capitalizing on personal insight derived from Simon’s political campaign along with extensive research, Contract to Unite America provides specific, practical solutions for an improved government and a better tomorrow,” Simon’s book description reads.

Unfortunately for Simon and the “Bulwark” neocons, the public has had enough of status quo politicians and does not want to return to the George W. Bush era. The dream ticket of Romney/Bloomberg is not likely to come to fruition.

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