Just Another 24 Hours at FOX News: Immigration Paranoia

Jun 5, 2014
2:11 pm

Anyone who thinks FOX News is toning down the immigration rhetoric, we share these two videos.

Today, as pointed out by Media Matters, let’s compare migrants to garbage.

And last night on the O’Reilly Factor, Jesse Watters “had to go there” for his piece about the ex-Marine stuck in Mexico for crossing into Mexico with firearms. Seriously, how does one make the logical connection between an ex-Marine who gets arrested and immigrants who are on food stamps and welfare?

BTW, for those keeping score at home, that ex-Marine story is a bit more complicated that one thinks. From this local report in Florida:

A hotel receipt made public by Tijuana newspaper Zeta indicates Andrew Tahmooressi had crossed the border once before his arrest. The receipt indicates he stayed in a Tijuana hotel on the night of his arrest. Jill Tahmooressi confirmed to NBC 6 the receipt is factual and claims her son’s first attorney told him to say he had never been in Mexico at the time of his arrest. Since then, Tahmooressi has hired a new lawyer.

“Yes, that document is accurate,” Jill Tahmooressi said. “Andrew had secured a hotel room that day on March 31 when he had walked into Mexico. He purposefully registered at a Mexican hotel thinking he could save $50.”

Once he checked in, Jill Tahmooressi said her son thought the room was dirty and dark, so he left and walked across the border to his truck parked on the U.S. side.

“He crossed on foot and then was driving towards San Diego to stay again in the old town San Diego in a hotel when he accidentally made that wrong turn,” Jill Tahmooressi said.