Writing about Florida Governor DeSantis’s kidnapping and transportation of immigrants (again, most of whom, if not all, were legally seeking asylum and abiding by the rules), Leonard Pitts, Jr., gets to the heart of the matter (emphasis added).
Again, this is not about immigration. It’s about cruelty as political stratagem. After all, if you solve a problem, you can no longer exploit it. But leave it unsolved and you can use it to rub raw the emotions of your target audience – e.g., white people terrified at the browning of America – and stampede them to the polls.
Follow the link for the evidence.