I heard the vice president of the National Border Patrol Council, Art del Cueto, speak at a Republican Woman’s gathering earlier this year. I was so incredibly impressed with his poise, his ability to get his message across, and his no-nonsense attitude.
It comes as no surprise to me, then that his response to Ocasio Cortez’s sickening Holocaust comparisons is absolutely brilliant:
Come see these “concentration camps” for yourself, Alex.
The vice president of the National Border Patrol Council extended Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez a personal invitation to tour a detention facility after she claimed that the U.S. government is “running concentration camps on our southern border” to hold illegal immigrants.
“She needs to come down here, I’ll offer to show her myself the area,” Art Del Cueto, vice president of the National Border Patrol Council and a Border Patrol agent told Fox News’ Bill Hemmer on Tuesday while appearing on “America’s Newsroom.”
Del Cueto took particular offense to her use of “Never Again” is such an absolutely misleading way:
“I want to talk to the people that are concerned enough with humanity to say that ‘Never Again’ means something. The fact that concentrations camps are now an institutionalized practice in the Home of the Free is extraordinarily disturbing, and we need to do something about it.”
“When any individual makes that reference, it loses all interest in me,” Del Cueto said.
“It’s disgusting to compare concentration camps to what the men and women are doing here protecting our country.
“She used the extermination of six million people. She used the phrase ‘who are concerned enough with humanity to say that ‘Never Again’ means something,’” Hemmer said.
“Has she ever been to Yad Vashem in Jerusalem? Or Auschwitz-Birkenau in southern Poland? Or Dachau in Germany?
“‘Never Again’ is the phrase that Jews all over the world use to make sure that the extermination between 1939 and 1945 never happens again, and she’s using concentration camps to describe what’s happening on the southern border,” Hemmer continued.
“Does she not owe every Jew on this planet an apology?”
“It’s definitely a slap in the face to a lot of these individuals that actually have family members that went through concentration camps,” Del Cueto said.
Of course, instead of apologizing, AOC has entirely deflected the criticism, pretending to be outraged over the use of the “wrong language”
Socialist Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) is angry that Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) correctly described the horrors of the Holocaust by noting that the evil Nazis systematically targeted 6,000,000+ Jews for extermination pic.twitter.com/iAzYGxrAL2
— Ryan Saavedra (@RealSaavedra) June 19, 2019
“She used the term ‘extermination’ which is co-opting the language, eh, of that. You know, that term implies that the people who died in the Holocaust, it, it doubles down on the rhetoric that justified it. So, I think it’s, uh, I mean I think she’s the one that needs to do her homework.”
Pathetic, isn’t it?