Contained in the Beltway: A sudden case of snobbery
NEWS AND OPINION:
The sudden arrival of fifty migrants in Martha’s Winery in current days brought on an uncomfortable rustling amongst locals who weren’t so eager on the thought. The migrants have been shortly transported to a army facility on close by Cape Cod.
Some say this sequence of occasions showcases an unabashed case of the previous “not in my again yard” mindset.
“Should you look intently, the open-borders crowd is comprised largely of politicians who don’t reside anyplace close to the border. They’ve latched onto a disaster that doesn’t have an effect on them in an effort to appear like they’re true humanitarians. When the disaster does arrive at their pristine doorsteps the response is, ‘O-o-h, icky individuals,’” wrote Stephen Kruiser, senior columnist and affiliate editor of PJ Media.
“Democrats love making the case that their ideas reside on the very best of ethical excessive grounds. When confronted with a option to be the benevolent world-builders that they fancy themselves to be, nevertheless, they invariably show that they’re elitist, classist snobs,” he says.
“Kudos to the entire Republican governors who’ve spent the final a number of weeks shining a light-weight on the layers of BS surrounding the Democrats’ open-borders rhetoric. It’s a entice that they’ll hold strolling into,” Mr. Kruiser mentioned.
“So allow them to,” he concluded.
FOR THE LEXICON
This intriguing acronym comes from Roger L. Simon, a veteran Hollywood scriptwriter and authentic founding father of the aforementioned PJ Media.
It stands for “Members of the Hypocritical Wealthy Class” — and Mr. Simon is referring to the “predictable consternation” among the many aforementioned residents of Martha’s Winery to the prospect of fifty at present homeless guests from places far beneath the southern U.S. border.
Mr. Simon additionally has a number of recommendations for potential locations for the migrants who arrive within the U.S. any further. His suggestions embrace “Aspen, Colorado (particularly throughout an vital ‘elite’ convention); Nancy Pelosi’s winery in Napa; John Kerry’s non-public jet earlier than taking off for the subsequent ‘local weather’ convention; and the Harvard Kennedy College on the day of Brian Stelter’s firstclass.”
GAVIN ON THE GO
A headline in “The Wrap” — a information group targeted on leisure and media — tells all: “California Gov. Gavin Newsom is ‘unequivocally’ operating for president if President Biden doesn’t.”
Is the Golden State governor poised to leap within the large race if the president opts out of the 2024 bout? Possibly.
Mr. Newsom is already operating political advertisements in states outdoors his personal, and “is poised to problem Vice President Kamala Harris,” the publication mentioned.
On prime of that, Mr. Newsom — who seems camera-ready and poised for his close-up — has challenged Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis to a debate on CNN.
“Since you may have just one overriding want — consideration — let’s take this up and debate. I’ll convey my hair gel. You convey your hairspray. Identify the time earlier than Election Day,” Mr. Newsom tweeted.
And the consequence right here?
“Ron DeSantis and Gavin Newsom debut the sensational politics of 2024,” summarized CNN political reporter Maeve Reston.
WHERE EAGLES FLY
It’s a startling actuality.
“A bunch of land, sea, and freshwater animals are extra protected below American legal guidelines than unborn infants in some states throughout the nation. In not less than six states, an unborn little one legally could also be killed up till the second of delivery. In these identical states, it’s unlawful to kill and even transport the eggs of a bald or golden eagle with out a correct allow,” writes Virginia Allen, a senior information producer and podcast host for The Every day Sign, a publication of The Heritage Basis.
“Beneath the federal Bald and Golden Eagle Safety Act, it’s unlawful to take, molest or disturb, possess, promote, buy, barter, provide to promote, buy or barter, transport, export or import, at any time or in any method any bald eagle generally often called the American eagle or any golden eagle, alive or lifeless, or any half, nest, or egg thereof of the foregoing eagles,” Ms. Allen notes.
She additionally advises that those that are caught with an eagle egg with out a correct allow to take action withstand a $5,000 wonderful or a yr in jail, or each.
“Though the eggs of an eagle are protected throughout America, the lifetime of an unborn little one legally could also be terminated by way of all 9 months of being pregnant in Vermont, Alaska, Oregon, New Jersey, Colorado, and New Mexico,” Ms. Allen mentioned.
“There isn’t a doubt that we now have grown extra callous and coarse when it comes to our view on the safety of life on this nation; the comparability of those legal guidelines solely additional proves that,” for Republican presidential-primary candidate Ben Carson instructed The Every day Sign.
At the moment, there are over 1,300 species that are protected below the Endangered Species Act, Ms. Allen famous.
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POLL DU JOUR
• 65% of registered U.S. voters disapprove of the way in which President Biden is coping with inflation.
• 62% disapprove of the way in which he’s dealing with the U.S. financial system.
• 60% disapprove of the way in which he’s dealing with immigration.
• 56% disapprove of the way in which Mr. Biden is dealing with his job as president.
• 55% disapprove of the way in which he’s dealing with international coverage.
• 52% disapprove of the way in which he’s dealing with power coverage.
• 51% disapprove of the way in which he’s dealing with local weather change.
SOURCE: A Fox Information ballot of 1,201 registered U.S. voters carried out Sept. 9-12.
• Observe Jennifer Harper on Twitter @HarperBulletin.