Connect with us


‘Hypocrisy on Steroids’: Stephen Miller Blasted for Attacking Biden Immigration Policy as ‘Cruel and Inhuman’



White nationalist Stephen Miller, the architect of President Donald Trump’s child separation policy, is being roasted by critics after he attacked President Joe Biden’s immigration policies as cruel and inhuman.

“What we’re seeing here is the cruelty and inhumanity of Joe Biden’s immigration policies,” Miller, a former Trump senior advisor and speechwriter, told Laura Ingraham on Fox News Wednesday night, as Business Insider reported.

In May of 2018 Miller reportedly told a group of 11 top Trump advisors, including Cabinet officials, “that not enforcing the administration’s ‘zero tolerance’ immigration policy ‘is the end of our country as we know it,'” NBC News revealed last year.

“White supremacy” was the driving force behind the administration’s decisions on child separation, a historian told NBC News. And according to Trump administration officials, Miller “saw the separation of families not as an unfortunate byproduct but as a tool to deter more immigration.”

On Wednesday Miller went on an angry rant and claimed President Biden is “forcing thousands of young children into the arms of smugglers, into the arms of traffickers, into the arms of coyotes,” which is false.

Related: Trump Alt-Right Aide Stephen Miller Behind ‘Simple Decision’ to Rip Migrant Children From Parents

“Children are being taken away from their families in the Northern Triangle — in El Salvador, Honduras, and Guatemala. Those countries are being deprived of their future. These illegal immigrants are being put in harm’s way all because of a policy choice Joe Biden made to restore catch and release. That is cruel, that is inhumane, and we are seeing the results of that right now.”

On social media the backlash was immediate.

Continue Reading
Click to comment

Enjoy this piece?

… then let us make a small request. The New Civil Rights Movement depends on readers like you to meet our ongoing expenses and continue producing quality progressive journalism. Three Silicon Valley giants consume 70 percent of all online advertising dollars, so we need your help to continue doing what we do.

NCRM is independent. You won’t find mainstream media bias here. From unflinching coverage of religious extremism, to spotlighting efforts to roll back our rights, NCRM continues to speak truth to power. America needs independent voices like NCRM to be sure no one is forgotten.

Every reader contribution, whatever the amount, makes a tremendous difference. Help ensure NCRM remains independent long into the future. Support progressive journalism with a one-time contribution to NCRM, or click here to become a subscriber. Thank you. Click here to donate by check.


Copyright © 2020 AlterNet Media.