Never mind that most will settle in Mexico, and the vast majority will not be permitted to enter America.
The President of the United States is determined to cast them as violent criminals swarming over the border to murder cops, and Democrats as aiding and abetting them.
The president and his allies now frequently refer to The Caravan—and illegal immigration in general—as an "invasion."
It's not just that dimension of the Pittsburgh shooter's conspiracy theory that Trump proved willing to back Wednesday.
EXCLUSIVE: President Trump defends his "enemy of the people" attacks on the media https://t.co/ucMwCkXvBp pic.twitter.com/qK0CMLycnX — Axios (@axios) November 1, 2018.
He has cast his political opponents as criminals avoiding just legal punishment, and cast his struggle with them—and the media—in apocalyptic terms.
Now, after a spasm of right-wing political violence, some of which was perpetrated by suspects who explicitly cited conspiracy theories the president has pushed, the president is continuing to push those exact conspiracies. »