Let The Caravan In
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Let The Caravan In

The “caravan” has reached the U.S.-Mexico border. What those in the group found at America’s door is violence. Sunday afternoon in the border city of Tijuana, men, women and children ― some barely toddlers ― were hit with tear gas fired by U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents in an attempt to drive away a large group of migrants protesting for their right to seek asylum. Continue reading

Stelter: Migrant story requires more reporting, less shouting
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Stelter: Migrant story requires more reporting, less shouting

This was a case of superb timing by “60 Minutes.”
Correspondent Scott Pelley had a story on Sunday’s program about family separations at the border. The president was evidently watching, because he tweeted soon afterward, calling it a “phony story” and labeling the newsmagazine “fake.” Why? Because “we had the exact same policy as the Obama Administration.”
But numerous reporters said Trump was full of it. Some said he “lied,” others said the tweet was “false.” Continue reading