That was the anguished question asked by an African-American woman from Baltimore on the Laura Ingraham radio show this morning. It ties in directly with this post from last night. Tony Lee at Breitbart.com writes:
On Friday’s Laura Ingraham Show, Elaine, a black woman from Baltimore, expressed her outrage that President Barack Obama is putting the interests of illegal immigrant children above those of American citizens. Though the number of illegal immigrant children unlawfully entering the country has spiked since Obama unilaterally enacted his temporary amnesty program in 2012, the White House has said the primary cause of the border crisis is the rampant gang violence in Central America.
“I’m living a nightmare. My whole neighborhood is so violent. There’s so much crime,” she said. “I have gangs everywhere here in Baltimore! I can’t let my daughter ride her bicycle outside – I can’t do anything, Laura! I’m trapped here.” …
“My children cannot play outside. I cannot take my trash out without locking the door – it’s awful. Who is going to give us anything? Where can I get asylum? Where can I get refugee status? I don’t know what I can do. Nobody cares what happens to my children.”
She’s correct that the Democratic Party doesn’t care about her children. The Democrats figure her kids are already in the bag, so they are angling for new voters in the form of illegal immigrants and their offspring. The Obama administration has been a disaster for African-Americans, even more than for the rest of us. Until now, most haven’t seemed to notice. But the fiasco at the Southern border is making lots of African-Americans angry. How do we know it’s a trend, and not just a few isolated anecdotes? Because Jesse Jackson has jumped on the bandwagon.
You can listen to Elaine’s call here:
Speaking of the Laura Ingraham show, I will be guest hosting for Laura next Wednesday from 9-12 Eastern, 8-11 Central. I am working on what I hope will be a great lineup of guests. Be sure to tune in!