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This woman's sign has generated a bit of controversy on the internet today, so I decided to post my interview with her from earlier. She tells the story of the father and his 2-year-old from El Salvador who drowned trying to make it to the U.S. "It makes me really sad," she said.
People are trying to have this woman doxxed because of her sign. I'm not sure how anyone can interpret it as an endorsement of Trump's border policies - just on its face - but the least they could do is take some time to look into the matter before trying to ruin her life
There's an huge Twitter mob trying to doxx this woman. Agree with the sign or not, it's clear that she is AGAINST Trump's border policies. If you see people trying to doxx her, please correct the record by posting my interview in reply. I can't keep up with my schedule so packed
I think the lesson of this should be that you shouldn't jump to conclusions from a still photograph. People are conditioned to smile when someone asks to take their pictures. And I honestly don't think the sign is ambiguous. People on Twitter are just thirsty for outrage
The sad part is I doubt the interview will get a 10th of the retweets that the calls to have her doxxed are getting
When you are verified on Twitter you get a tab that lets you filter your notifications by users who are also verified. Mine right now is filled with blue checks who jumped head first into the outrage fest and are now walking it back.
Just to clear up some things: I did not post the original photo, that was @aletweetsnews, a great reporter who you should follow

I interviewed her during a livestream. It took me so long to post it here is because I had to go home & edit it. I learned about the outrage at home
I just got back from Honduras, where a US-backed coup 10yrs ago fueled the migrant crisis with skyrocketing poverty & repression by death squad. While I have you here angry about border policies, please follow @MintPressNews where I will release my reporting from there next week
The woman in this photo has kick-started multiple fundraisers and driven 4,000 miles to deliver two truckloads of goods to people suffering at the border. I wonder how that compares to the outrage mobsters and trauma queens that rushed to judgement and acted to destroy her
People are now attacking the journalist who originally posted the pic for doing it without context. Here is the original tweet. Alejandro gave good context. Blue check nimcompoops stole the pic & made up a new narrative. Trust indie reporters not MSM hacks
If your reporting or advocacy isn't triggering then it either fails to reflect reality or conveniently ignores it. Leaving it at that when it comes to the sign that caused the firestorm today. Unfortunately the US-sponsored destabilization of Honduras didn't elicit such outrage
Trauma queens & identity politicians bloviate about putting their "bodies" on the line & whine about being triggered. Hondurans put their lives at risk protesting or even leaving the house. It's less safe than crossing the Rio Grande. That's what's triggering & it's the US' fault
Maybe I am being a bit over-the-edge right now but I want to share this because it perfectly encapsulates how introverted America is. Even the progressives. My interview with a student who watched 5 of his peers get shot by US-trained police got 800 views. Compare to this thread
The Federalist wrote about this. Not only did they take @aletweetsnews's photo without asking & offering compensation, they copy/pasted my tweet text into the article, filling it in with anti-immigrant stuff.

Lazy reporting on a story about lazy reporters thefederalist.com/2019/07/05/lef…
For those still interested, I caught up with Jill @BHIndustries and gave her another chance to clear the air and talk about her activism. I think a lot of people could learn something from Jill
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