- Jan 28, 2006
Please, CTFD. Don’t act like a chicken little.It has not fully backfired yet. This is from Friday (Sept. 9, 2022) morning's front page of the New York Post:
Martha’s Vineyard local calls on Obamas to open their $12M home to migrantsJane Chittick, a former town official and crime novelist who’s lived in Martha’s Vineyard for 42 years, called out the island’s wealthy residents, including the Obamas, for not we…nypost.com
This is disgusting. A former POTUS, who is still roundly beloved around the world, has to give up his home, his security and his peace because some selfish right-winger says he must.
How come no one is demanding the uber rich share their many homes? It's not like they have only one. As a former POTUS, Obama is due Secret Service protection and more importantly, respect.
I said this would get ugly. In New York City and other cities, I predict some pretty nasty political battles between the long-time working poor and those who want to be replace them. Many municipal budgets are going to be shredded because these new arrivals must be housed, fed, afforded health care and their children educated.
Well, at least the migrants can always avail themselves of a glass of clean drinking water.
As was pointed out NYC was BUILT by immigrants. This isn’t going to crush them.