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Fri May 6, 2022, 07:20 PM May 2022

'Replacement theory' fuels extremists and shooters. Now a top Border Patrol agent is spreading it. [View all]


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Last month, Brandon Judd, who is a Border Patrol agent and the president of the National Border Patrol Council, a union representing more than 18,000 border patrol agents, sat for an interview with Fox News anchor Bill Hemmer.

Wearing a black polo shirt bearing the crest of his union, the shaven-headed Judd stared intently into the camera as Hemmer asked him why he thinks President Joe Biden has allowed “Virtually an open border.” With a shake of his head, Judd responded:

"I believe that they're trying to change the demographics of the electorate, that's what I believe they’re doing." As he spoke, the split-screen broadcast zoomed in on footage of people of color apparently crossing the U.S.-Mexico border, and Judd continued: "They want to stay in power, and the only way to stay in power is to continue to stay elected."

Judd’s unfounded claim the Biden Administration is actively working to weaken the nation’s southern border to allow in more immigrants and “change the demographics” of the nation is hardly new. The conspiracy theory that white Americans are being systematically “replaced” by immigrants from majority non-white countries has been a trope of American white supremacists and other racist extremists for decades.


This fucker gotta go.
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