Democrats shy from visiting the border, lest the facts offend


Who’s afraid of the big, bad border? House Democrats, apparently: Every Dem member walked out of Wednesday’s Homeland Security Committee trip, rather than face the facts on the ever-growing crisis.

Ranking Dem. Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.) confirmed the cowardly move to the Washington ExaminerComplaining that “Republicans planned from the beginning to politicize this event” and that it was meant to “attack the administration and try to score political points” through testimony by the likes of US Border Patrol Chief Raul Ortiz. during

Yet bias is a regular feature all Hearings — and scoring points is easier when your opponents don’t even show.

Planning began last month, with a request from Dems and to receive A witness of your choice, an Immigration and Customs Enforcement officer.

Minority party can do has used the trip to defend the administration’s approach and to pitch members’ own border solutions — if they had any.

A last-minute bail certainly suggests they’ve got it Nothing to say

And this is a growing trend.

Dems on the House Judiciary Committee boycotted a recent trip to the border wall in Yuma, Ariz., by Rep. Jerry Nadler (D-Manhattan) called it a “stunt.”

No wonder the Dems have become such big fans of censorship: their whole approach to fact-finding has evolved to close their eyes and ears.

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