Martha Vineyard’s ‘Generosity’ Expires After 48 Hours-Bus Out DeSantis’ Migrants
This week, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis flew 48 migrants to Martha’s Vineyard, a small island community where former President Barack Obama owns a home.
The purpose was to draw attention to the millions of illegal immigrants crossing the border this year, which could be over 2 million by the year’s end.
Martha’s Vineyard, a community known for its liberal politics, declared an emergency just hours after the immigrants arrived, and the Massachusetts Governor activated 125 National Guardsmen to deal with 48 migrants.
Democrats harshly and swiftly reacted to DeSantis’ decision to transport the immigrants to Martha’s Vineyard.
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California Governor Gavin Newsom urged the Department of Justice to criminally investigate DeSantis and other Republican Governors for transporting immigrants to other states.
The outrage came even though a budget was approved months ago that was supported by many Florida Democrats to transport illegal immigrants out of Florida.
Underrated aspect of Martha’s Vineyard meltdown today: The funding for transporting illegal aliens to sanctuary jurisdictions was a highlight of the budget @GovRonDeSantis signed MONTHS ago. Dem legislators performing outrage today voted for it 🤡
Promises made, promises kept. pic.twitter.com/Ky5AyT0xrr
— Christina Pushaw 🐊 🇺🇸 (@ChristinaPushaw) September 16, 2022
In an attempted slight to DeSantis and conservatives, some people argued that his point was not well-received by residents of Martha’s Vineyard, as they volunteered to assist the illegal immigrants by providing them food and supplies upon their arrival.
Here in Edgartown, volunteers have worked throughout the day to hand out donations to the Venezuelan migrants flown here from Texas. Minutes ago, dinner arrived. #wcvb #MarthasVineyard pic.twitter.com/4nR5QPAPTZ
— Maria Manning (@maria_manning4) September 15, 2022
Other videos painted a different picture. The homeless shelter coordinator for Martha’s Vineyard said that the migrants would have to be moved ‘somewhere else’ as the island could not sustain them. But apparently, Texas border communities can.
Martha’s Vineyard homeless shelter coordinator on 50 illegal immigrants sent from Florida: “They have to move from here to somewhere else.”
— Breaking911 (@Breaking911) September 15, 2022
After people applauded the island’s supposed generosity, footage from Boston Globe reporter Samantha Gross showed charter buses arriving at the island to effectively ‘deport’ the migrants less than 48 hours after their arrival.
Buses have arrived in Edgartown to transport migrants from St. Andrew’s Parish House.
There is one big bus and two shorter buses to transport folks off the island. People with bags are taking selfies and hugging volunteers goodbye pic.twitter.com/wuauiZM4Y3
— Samantha J. Gross (@samanthajgross) September 16, 2022
Charter buses can be seen pulling into Martha’s Vineyard, where the 48 illegal immigrants sent by Gov. DeSantis will board them to head to a military base.
According to CNN, the migrants will be taken to Joint Base Cape Cod for shelter and ‘humanitarian support.’
One Twitter user said that Democrats ‘preach about accepting migrants’ until they get some in their town.
LOL. The Democrat elitist snobs on Martha's Vinyard have kicked the illegals out and actually called the national guard to assist.
These Democrat racists preach and preach about accepting migrants until they get some in their town-😂.
Ron DeSantis has exposed these hypocrites.
— Catturd ™ (@catturd2) September 16, 2022
Clay Travis pointed out the hypocrisy of liberals who claim that they love diversity, often calling it a strength.
Martha’s Vineyard couldn’t handle 50 illegal immigrants for even 24 hours. They called in the buses and deported them from the island. But I thought left wingers loved diversity? Sad day. pic.twitter.com/qh324FrqZE
— Clay Travis (@ClayTravis) September 16, 2022
President Biden said that he is looking into suing Republican Governors such as DeSantis and Texas Governor Greg Abbott for shipping illegal immigrants to Democrat-ran states.
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