New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio just left the liberal city that he rules over to head down to the U.S. border with Mexico in the hopes of getting a photo opportunity with some migrant children. Unfortunately for de Blasio, however, it didn’t end well for him.
Mad World News reported that de Blasio ended up in El Paso, Texas, in front of a detention center, where a guard refused to let him in. When he heard this, de Blasio came totally unhinged and started screaming at the guard to, “let me in, I’m the mayor of New York.” It didn’t take long for this move to backfire on de Blasio…
On Thursday morning, de Blasio joined a dozen other mayors from across the country to demand entry to an immigration facility near El Paso, Texas.
“We fully expect to not be told the truth, we fully expect to be turned away the way senators and congressmen have been turned away just trying to get the honest truth about what’s happening to these children just as all of you have been doing,” de Blasio said at a press conference.
When de Blasio got to the entrance, he told the guard, “Yeah, Bill de Blasio, mayor of New York, here.”
“Technically you’re on federal property. But, we’ll let you stand right there,” the officer told him.
For a smug self-centered liberal like de Blasio, this could not have been more humiliating!
— Eyewitness News (@ABC7NY) June 21, 2018
Despite the fact that this was clearly a publicity stunt, de Blasio insisted that it was not that at all.
“The fact is this is something the American people care about … How was our money being spent? Is it being spent in a way that we would feel comfortable with?” he said. “That is what public officials are supposed to ascertain. There is something eerie about a government agency saying we’re not gonna let the media in, we are not going to let public officials in. That would never fly in my city. I’ll tell you that much. New Yorkers would never stand for that. I don’t think Americans anywhere would stand for that.”
Twitter users, however, were not having any of it:
Does anyone know how many homeless NYC children he drove past on the way to the airport for this stunt https://t.co/VWPMqVflbB
— Cameron Gray (@Cameron_Gray) June 21, 2018
Funny I didn’t see mayors rushing to the border when Obama was President for 8 years.
— MarieTweets (@mkues65) June 21, 2018
Bill take care of your own City first. Stop traveling on our dime. Misuse of city funds
— Sam Adams (@exterminat0r__) June 21, 2018
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