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Victoria Brownworth @VABVOX
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For those who only read the clickbait @Guardian heaadline on Thanksgiving and ran with it, a thread 📌 from @HillaryClinton on her #Immigration stance.

That stance was attacked in 2016 as far too broadly inclusive by both Sanders & Trump. (That is still archived online.)
I have been quite clear over the years that I support open borders, by which I mean blanket asylum and fair entry to the US (and Europe).
As a lifelong Socialist raised by Socialist Civil Rights worker parents, I believe we can afford to give succor to desperate people AND MUST.
I fully understand that people fear #immigration, but every American who is not Indigenous or descended from slaves is immigrant stock. The true fear in the US about immigration is about race. Pretending otherwise is the problem. Addressing American #racism must be a prioritized.
The FACT is that @HillaryClinton is the only presidential candidate we've had to address #WhiteSupremacy as a tenet in this country.
Sanders dismissed that as "identity politics."
Trump called it anti-white bias.
America is nearly 40% POC and white people are nearly 100% racist.
There is no question Trump and #GOP have fomented racist rhetoric and concomitant violence.
Trump is attempting to codify that rhetoric in policy and law.
Hillary Clinton has pushed back against that.
People failing to recognize that for their own agendas exacerbates the problem.
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