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Wed Jun 20, 2018, 09:01 AM

Stephen Miller believes in controversy as political strategy, even if it means jailing children

https://www.vox.com/policy-and-politics/2018/6/19/17474720/trump-immigration-border-stephen-miller


To understand what the Trump administration is thinking about separating families and locking kids up at the border, you have to understand Stephen Millerís foundational political belief: Itís better to stir controversy, at any price, than it is to engage constructively.

The architect of Donald Trumpís immigration policy and the White Houseís resident troll, the 32-year-old White House senior policy adviser believes itís good to ďtrigger the libs,Ē so to speak, with ďthe purpose of enlightenment.Ē To Miller, working constructively across the aisle isnít as useful as ďmelting snowflakes.Ē

To Miller, thereís no reason to moderate a view or a policy, especially not when it comes to his deepest passion: immigration restrictionism. Itís a subject he was passionate about even in high school and one over which he bonded with his former boss, then-Sen. Jeff Sessions, a longtime immigration hardliner. Itís no wonder, then, that Miller designed the initial version of Trumpís travel ban, barring people from several majority-Muslim countries from entering the US for 90 days, and refugees for 120 days.

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Cruelty as a feature, not a bug
The Trump administration hasnít really tried to win the public conversation on family separations. As conservative writer Ross Douthat pointed out on Twitter, the policy didnít begin with a public discussion or explanation for separating young children from their parents, or by making the case to Congress for more family detention facilities. It started by taking kids from their parents first and attempting to assuage demands for legislation later.

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Reply Stephen Miller believes in controversy as political strategy, even if it means jailing children (Original post)
Botany Jun 2018 OP
Gothmog Jun 2018 #1
librechik Jun 2018 #2
Botany Jun 2018 #4
duforsure Jun 2018 #3
Corgigal Jun 2018 #5

Response to Botany (Original post)

Wed Jun 20, 2018, 09:05 AM

1. Miller thinks that this is a winning strategy

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Response to Botany (Original post)

Wed Jun 20, 2018, 09:18 AM

2. Stephen Miller should be in prison. Or better yet

sold into slavery in Sudan. Not that he's worth a shit as a slave.

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Response to librechik (Reply #2)

Wed Jun 20, 2018, 09:24 AM

4. A good day of real work would kill him.

If ever a man needed his butt kicked it is that person. Selling hate of people of color
and "triggering the libs" as political objectives is the end product of what got started
w/Joe McCarthy and then lived on w/Rush and Fox News, Karl Rove, Roger Stone, and
Donald Trump.

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Response to Botany (Original post)

Wed Jun 20, 2018, 09:23 AM

3. He believes Congress will give in to the hostage taker

From abusing children by getting his legislation to hurt them more with. If the republicans or any Democrats do this , they are encouraging him to them again take hostages to get whatever he wants next, and to be as brutal and criminal in doing so. These that vote for, or introduced anything now need to be ousted from being in OUR government. Anyone bowing down to him now need to be voted out of office allowing children being permanently damaged and abused for political gain . He'll do it again, and again to us if not stopped.

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Response to Botany (Original post)

Wed Jun 20, 2018, 09:26 AM

5. Little incel

is still pissed that all the hot Hispanic guys from his high school got all "his" white women.

Parents must be proud.

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