Rahm Emanuel, former chief of staff for Bill Clinton and former mayor of Chicago once said, “You never let a serious crisis go to waste. And what I mean by that it’s an opportunity to do things you think you could not do before.”
Evidently, Massachusetts Representative Ayanna Pressley must have been paying close attention to Rahm that day and put his words into action, when she decided to not let a good virus go to waste. Pressley said recently:
“Given the crowding and overpopulating in our prisons for a confluence of other reasons that we won’t get into … [they] are an ecosystem and a petri dish for the spreading of this pandemic, which is why I partnered with my colleagues, Representative [Nydia] Velasquez, [Alexandria] Ocasio-Cortez, and [Rashida] Talib, to lobby the Bureau of Prisons to use their full power and to communicate guidance for how we will contain and mitigate this epidemic behind the wall.”
See Representative Ayanna Pressley recent Tweet:
As @CDCgov urges #socialdistancing, millions of incarcerated people are confined in overcrowded and unsanitary facilities. As part of the effort to combat #coronavirus, @SenWarren and I are calling on this administration to prioritize #decarceration now. https://t.co/DGr90XyhP6
— Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (@RepPressley) March 20, 2020
It’s quite clear that these four witches of the Democrat/socialist coven, Pressley, Cortez, Talib, and Velasquez (The Squad) are unwittingly, or worse, wittingly conjuring the spirit of Che Guevara to stupidly drag the most successful country the world has ever known back into an economic and social dark age. It’s also apparent that Ayanna Pressley is unaware that to date, there are ZERO cases of prisoners with Coronavirus in the federal prison system (though a few guards have tested positive), which makes her statements 180 degrees out of phase with reality.
If Pressley and her cohorts were able to implement this silly idea, the result would be releasing criminals on the street, therefore increasing inmate exposure to coronavirus and the rest of the population to increased crime in the form of recidivism. I can’t be more facetious when I say the genius of these four representatives surpasses that of Einstein.
Esquire.com, slate.com, and other leftwing websites, along with California Democrat Norma Torres, did their part in utilizing the virus for political gain. They are calling for hundreds of illegal aliens in detention centers to be released into the streets and for ICE to stop raids and other enforcement responsibilities. The logic here is there might be some people in the detention centers with COVID-19, so let’s release them into America to spread the virus to law-abiding citizens? As of this writing, ICE has agreed to stop enforcement activities of “non-criminal” aliens but have not commented on whether or not they will release illegal aliens from detention centers. It appears ICE doesn’t want to appear lacking in compassion for illegals by issuing a statement siding with American citizens by not releasing potential COVID-19 carriers into the public domain.
When it comes to exploiting this crisis, the stories are manifold, but don’t rely on the Democrat mainstream media to be critical of Democrat politicians and other Leftist disseminators of party rhetoric – It just ain’t gonna happen. This is particularly true in an election year when they have an opportunity to rid the oval office of the “Bad Orange Man” and tell China they don’t have to adhere to trade deals any longer, stop building the wall and repairing existing sections, and most importantly, apologize to the world for the four years Donald Trump was in office.
It is as if Representative Ayanna Pressley and “The Squad,” want to sow division and chaos to take down America.