Daily Dispatch 11/5/18
November 5, 2018
NBC yanks controversial immigration ad after backlash from viewers. The ad continued to air on MSNBC Monday morning. NBC has issued a statement, saying “After further review, we recognize the insensitive nature of the ad and have decided to cease airing it across our properties as soon as possible.” Fox News has also pulled the ad.
Speaking of Racists:
Michael Cohen confirms to Vanity Fair that Trump is racist.
Another attempt to understand the origins of Stephen Miller, driver of Trump’s immigration policy.
Eyes are on Iowa, as Steve “we can’t restore our civilization with somebody else’s babies” King faces an uncertain (but is it really that uncertain? – I’m skeptical) election day tomorrow.
NEW: HHS found 14 additional “possible children of” separated parents in a “review of case management records.” […] ACLU tells me “as bad as it is that the administration has lost track of children, it hardly comes as a shock given the lack of any plan to reunite the families.” pic.twitter.com/Q4PpBjqlZw— Jacob Soboroff (@jacobsoboroff) October 26, 2018
On the psychology of fear-mongering.
From WaPo: “Lies, damned lies and Trump’s immigration lies”
HBO’s Last Week Tonight with John Oliver does a deep dive on immigration policy:
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