Larry Smith is a Republican candidate for Congress in Texas, with all of the twisted beliefs that post comes with. He also apparently thinks he’s a psychologist, diagnosing President Obama with a rare psychiatric disorder — but getting it completely backwards. Try to figure out this “logic.”
Larry Smith, candidate for Texas’ most southern Congressional District, finds significant indications that President Obama has purposefully placed children into harm’s way for his own benefit. People who intentionally hurt children for attention can be accused of Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy. The facts surrounding the surge of unaccompanied, non-citizen children across the border support this charge.
In June 2012, President Obama announced Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) in a memorandum that encouraged prosecutorial discretion when processing illegal immigrant children. Shortly after the release of this memorandum, the Office of Refugee Resettlement began to see a spike in the number of unaccompanied children who were referred to it…
Smith said in a statement, “American society is riddled with mandatory reporters, such as teachers and doctors, who have the obligation to alert the authorities to prevent children from being harmed. Any adult who clearly sees danger for a child would step in to prevent it. President Obama, when requesting transport services for 65,000 unaccompanied children earlier this year, saw the coming harm and did nothing to stop it. These unfortunate children have become pawns to benefit Obama’s push for his unpopular and destructive immigration policies.”
“The president could see the trends clearly enough to accurately estimate the number of children who would need services, months in advance of their arrival. There is no question that he saw, just as clearly, that his announcement of DACA in 2012 began this abusive and unlawful trend.”
“Today, we hear of reports that children are being abused, being used by drug cartels, and even dying. If a high school administrator prompted such mass abuse, that person would quickly be without a job and perhaps even found behind bars. The mental stability of the school administrator would be in question. Is a President of the United States who does such horrific acts deserving of less scrutiny and accountability?”
What…the…fuck? These children didn’t flee Central America because Obama was abusing them, for crying out loud, they’re fleeing a horrible situation. And the Obama administration is trying to take care of them, make sure they’re fed and clothed and have a place to stay while the process for handling their refugee status can work. It’s Smith and his fellow Republicans, like Ted Cruz, who are demanding that they be rounded up and shipped back to those horrible situations. It’s his ideological companions who are surrounding their buses and shouting xenophobic things at them. If anyone here is pushing for the mistreatment of those kids, it’s him and his fellow conservatives. What a hypocritical asshole.
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