We told you yesterday about the media and Dems’ feeding frenzy over a talking point saying that the Trump administration would be holding migrant children in a former Japanese internment camp. The site is now a U.S. military base and the Obama administration used the facility for the same purpose (not that the media used the same spin back then).
It’s now over a day later, but Cher is helping spread the original narrative:
SAID THIS WOULD HAPPEN
& PPL LAUGHED.NEVER
THOUGHT THE FIRST 2 BE IMPRISONED WOULD BE INNOCENT CHILDREN WITH NO PARENTS,NO POWER. MORE MARGINALIZED PPL WILL BE IMPRISONED.
IF DEMS DONT WIN, DEMOCRACY IS⚰️.
IF DEMS DO CIRCULAR
FIRING SQUAD,🇺🇸 IS⚰️
WELCOME 2⛓TRUMPISTAN⛓ pic.twitter.com/g3Edyxa7KM
— Cher (@cher) June 14, 2019
Who wants to tell her?
Obama did the same!!! Why do you ignore that🤔🤔🤔🤔
— RonMizo (@rcmizo) June 14, 2019
Many probably ignored it because it’s a manufactured narrative that wasn’t reported that way when Obama was in office.
In fact, just five years ago Oklahoma's Fort Sill(this same interment camp) was used as a detention facility for migrant children under President Barack Obama. Did you have this SAME outrage?
— phill_mar (@phillmar5) June 14, 2019
Oh Cher!! Get your facts straight before attacking Trump!!! Obama put migrants at the exact same location under his watch. You probably didn’t know because of your hate or the cable channels you watch!—-S
— Dale/Suzanne Greene (@DealEmilyN) June 14, 2019
Read somewhere that Obama started this back in 2014. What say you now since you were silent then?
— Eddie (@EddiePulley) June 14, 2019
Talk about hysterical hyperbole. Where was this outrage when Obama was in office?
— Capt. Spaulding (@yellowgreen65) June 14, 2019
Fact check: TRUE. But it’s not surprising that people would fall for that spin, because the media didn’t put that spin on it when Obama was in office.