During a White House press conference Wednesday explaining the administration’s new immigration proposals, WH adviser Stephen Miller got into a back-and-forth with CNN correspondent Jim Acosta over the history of American immigration policy.
It did not go well for Acosta (who cited a poem for his argument). Because Miller brought historical fact.
The reviews are in: Acosta got wrecked.
— Mollie (@MZHemingway) August 2, 2017
The poem on the Statute of Liberty isn’t US law. That was a bad way for Acosta to make his argument.
— Dana Loesch (@DLoesch) August 2, 2017
Oh man. Stephen Miller SLAMS CNN’s @Acosta for ? over new legal immigration policy. “Your cosmopolitan bias is showing”
— Gabby Morrongiello (@gabriellahope_) August 2, 2017
Doublechin Jim @acosta stereotypes immigrants in most bigoted way. All kinds of Asians, Indians, Muslims, Latin Americans fluent in English
— Google “CNN,175,Sue” (@NolteNC) August 2, 2017
— Saagar Enjeti (@esaagar) August 2, 2017
stephen miller has the advantage in this exchange w/ acosta of actually knowing what he’s talking about
— Rich Lowry (@RichLowry) August 2, 2017
Miller was quite good at pointing out Acosta’s “cosmopolitan” bias ?? https://t.co/HuN9WO5Uw0
— Tammy Bruce (@HeyTammyBruce) August 2, 2017
My advice for @acosta is to learn something about an issue before talking about it, but what do I know
— John Podhoretz (@jpodhoretz) August 2, 2017
According to my timeline, Jim Acosta thinks the Statue of Liberty decides immigration laws.
— Stephen Miller (@redsteeze) August 2, 2017
.@Acosta an advocate for a political point of view, not as a neutral reporter. He’s not even playing the devil’s advocate. This is bias.
— Ari Fleischer (@AriFleischer) August 2, 2017
Liberal reporter citing a sentimental poem as the basis for our laws pretty much fulfills every MSM stereotype ever.
— Steve Deace (@SteveDeaceShow) August 2, 2017
Better luck next time, CNN. Try again when your reporters want to be objective … and know something about what they’re asking.
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Author: Chris Pandolfo
Chris Pandolfo is a staff writer and type-shouter for Conservative Review. He holds a B.A. in politics and economics from Hillsdale College. His interests are conservative political philosophy, the American founding, and progressive rock. Follow him on Twitter for doom-saying and great album recommendations @ChrisCPandolfo.