Boom! DeSantis Flies Illegal Immigrants to Martha’s Vineyard, Sparks Huge Twitter Brawl

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis made good on his promise to send illegal immigrants to blue areas when he sent two planes of them to Martha’s Vineyard, a Massachusetts island home to wealthy progressives like former President Barack Obama.

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Democratic commentators and lawmakers cried out in unison against the move, characterizing it as a cynical and dehumanizing political stunt.

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Despite arguing that the move was to the immigrants and Martha’s Vineyard’s detriment, Fernandes, A Massachusetts state legislature representative,  lauded the community for taking care of the immigrants and celebrated their arrival.

Fernandes’ reaction was not unique, with some even comparing the move to Holocaust trains.

However, this comparison was met with swift pushback. DeSantis’ War Room noted the distinct difference between concentration camps and the empathetic policies of Martha’s Vineyard.

Rick Wilson, the co-founder of the RINO Lincoln project, even floated the idea that Governor DeSantis was breaking the law and acting like a “coyote.” with the move.

However, the DeSantis War Room again fired back quickly, claiming both major hypocrisy and refuting the point.

The Crist campaign weighed in on the issue as well. Crist’s running mate Karla Hernández-Mats went after the Governor for the move, claiming that he was sending Hispanics to other states. The War Room and rapid response director Christina Pushaw quickly clarified DeSantis’ actual position and that Hispanics and illegal immigrants aren’t the same things.

Crist himself made a similar argument, also calling DeSantis “inhumane.”

One commentator on Twitter pushed back on the accusation of cruelty, arguing Martha’s Vineyard is a better area. He also noted the inherent double standard in the criticisms.

 

DeSantis himself responded to the backlash, noting that the areas he relocated the illegal immigrants to would be more supportive than Florida. He also said Biden could prevent the entire issue by securing the border.

In a zoom press conference, Crist dodged this point multiple times.

The move makes it impossible for Democrats to dodge the issue anymore and takes the pressure off of Florida by issuing an ultimatum: secure the border or feel the effects of your own policies.

“The minute even a small fraction of what those border towns deal with every day is brought to their front door they all of a sudden go berserk and they’re so upset this is happening. It just shows you their virtue signaling is a fraud.”


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