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Alternative Fact of the Week: 'Breeding concept'

Alternative Fact of the Week: 'Breeding concept'

This past week presented a remarkable contrast in perception of immigrants in California. On the one hand there was Gov. Jerry Brown claiming there is no “massive wave of migrants pouring into California. On the other, there was President Donald J. Trump tweeting his fears Wednesday morning of a “Revolution” in the Golden State and claiming that “Soooo many Sanctuary areas want OUT of this ridiculous, crime infested & breeding concept.”

Breeding concept? It’s not clear exactly what President Trump meant by that, but it’s safe to say his reference to “breeding” is to suggest that undocumented immigrants are having children but in the most racist and dehumanizing way possible. The...