Once again, the Southern border crisis has taken center stage as Florida Governor Ron DeSantis decided to fill a plane with migrants and send it to Martha’s Vineyard. Once considering itself to be a sanctuary for migrants, it didn’t take long for officials to call in the Massachusetts National Guard to transport the people to a different area far away from the property of Barack Obama. Having to address the public, the Democrats suggested that the Republicans created the crisis at the border, while Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez declared that America needs more migrants and that they are a blessing.
According to AOC, young Americans are in need of migrants due to many adults in the United States not having children. The reason behind Americans not having children – capitalism. “There are quite a few countries that are really struggling because young people, under the burdens of capitalism and living in a society that is increasingly concentrating wealth among the rich; we’re not having kids. Or we’re not having kids at the same rate. And we actually need immigrant populations to help balance things out. We can’t continue to fund social security, Medicare, all of this stuff without immigrants. And it’s always been that way. Don’t act like this is some new trend or anything like that.”
Not all that surprising, this isn’t the first time Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez defended migrants fleeing to America as being a blessing. “What a lot of Republican politicians fail to understand is that not everyone shares their zero-sum, scarcity mindset. Many of us understand that immigrants and refugees are a blessing. They have so much to offer our country, & much of our growth as a nation is because of them. Shout out to Massachusetts and the people of Martha’s Vineyard for showing the world what the best of America looks like.”
With the cost of living increasing and AOC promoting migrants crossing the border, Breitbart News reported, “The massive wave of new customers has helped spike the value of real estate, apartment rents, and the cost of new houses, especially in areas where well-to-do Americans flee from the arrival of diverse populations. A 2017 report by the CATO Institute says the cost of illegal immigration could be reduced by cutting spending on border enforcement: ‘If the typical illegal immigrant increases the value of all housing unit prices by 11.5 cents, then illegal immigrants increase nationwide housing values by about $1 trillion.'”
Users online added their opinions, writing, “[C]apitalism is such a burden on those who are citizens in the US that millions of people who are not citizens of the US are risking everything to get here every year. AOC, you are not a rational and logically thinking human being.”
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