Trump supporters in Mesa, Arizona, voiced their approval of separating immigrant children and babies from their parents, and locking them up.
The Trump fans told CNN that they were being victimized by reports of the cruel practice, which the Trump administration began in May.
Ron Carroll, a 69-year-old resident, told CNN:
I blame it on the parents for letting it happen because they bring them up and know they can’t get across there legally.
He should enforce the laws like he’s doing, and our Congress needs to abide by the laws and follow the laws and enforce the laws. Not go against our President.
Like I said earlier, it’s the parents that bring them up, and they already know they’re going to take them away, so to me there’s no issue there.
Carroll’s dear wife Madeline blamed the immigrant parents for the actions by the Trump administration:
To be perfectly honest, I’m angry at the parents. I feel very honestly that it’s their fault that the children have been separated, because they’re bringing them in illegally. And the other thing is, the law that has been put on the books was not put on recently. It was put on back many years ago, and I think very seriously that they need very firmly to say enough is enough.
Madeline also played the victim card and claimed the media was at fault for reporting the imprisonment of the children and babies:
I think people need to stop constantly bringing up the poor children, the poor children. The parents are the problems. They’re the ones coming in illegally. Quit trying to make us feel teary-eyed for the children. Yes, I love children a great deal, but to me, it’s up to the parents to do things rightfully and legally.
Carl Bier, an 84-year-old retiree, invoked the cartoon image of “bad guys” coming into the country to defend Trump:
Here’s how I feel about it: When I was a kid, 16 years old, I got fined for swimming in a lake ’cause I didn’t follow the rules. These people that we have coming across the border illegally are breaking the rules. I have no feelings for them at all.
Sonya Coppa, a mom of two, also blamed immigrant parents for the actions of the Trump administration:
Unfortunately, those parents and those children are feeling what their choices are.
Coppa also blamed immigrants for getting government welfare, but not corporations for the billions they receive:
You can’t just come into this state and reap. Do it legally, get your card, become a citizen pay your taxes. That’s what I believe in.
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