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Damn lies and statistics

Damn lies and statistics

by digby

Trump says millions of people are pouring into the country illegally. In fact, the last time a million people poured into the country was over a decade ago. Last year it was the lowest it's been in 46 years.

There is no illegal immigration crisis. This issue is made up to give Trump voters a sadistic thrill.

And they are loving it, starting with Trump's unctuous factotum Stephen Miller:

White House senior policy adviser Stephen Miller has all but become the face of the issue, a development that even supporters of Trump’s “zero-tolerance” position say is damaging the White House. “Stephen actually enjoys seeing those pictures at the border,” an outside White House adviser said. “He’s a twisted guy, the way he was raised and picked on. There’s always been a way he’s gone about this. He’s Waffen-SS.”

He's not the only one.