Shaun King, Linda Sarsour, Others Try To Hammer Trump On Immigration But Hit Obama Instead

Scott Morefield
Reporter

Shaun King, Linda Sarsour and other liberals thought they were criticizing the Trump administration on Sunday when they tweeted a picture of immigrant minors sleeping in a caged enclosure, but it turned out they were inadvertently tweeting a photo that occurred during the Obama administration instead.

In an apparent attempt to criticize the Trump administration’s treatment of unaccompanied children at the U.S. border with Mexico, former Obama speechwriter Jon Favreau tweeted a link to an AZCentral.com article entitled “First glimpse of immigrant children at holding facility.” (RELATED: Report: More Illegal Immigrants Are Crossing Border With Fake Relatives To Avoid Detention)

“This is happening right now, and the only debate that matters is how we force our government to get these kids back to their families as fast as humanly possible,” Favreau wrote in a now-deleted tweet, which included a disturbing image of two immigrant minors sleeping in a caged enclosure.

 



 

But the Arizona Central article was from 2014 — during Obama’s presidency.

Others, including Shaun King and Linda Sarsour, were quick to pounce on the Trump administration’s supposed treatment of immigrants in custody.
 

 

 
King and Sarsour weren’t the only ones tweeting about the photo:
 

 

 
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