Jesse Waters opened up the segment discussing the viral image of a woman and her young children running from the tear gas after she tried to come into the U.S. illegally. The migrants had been throwing rocks and bottles at the Border agents.
The women who dragged these children 2700 miles through the most dangerous territory in the world with criminals.
RIVERA BEGAN THE EPISODE BY SCREAMING IRRATIONALLY
Waters asked Rivera if he felt it was honest for the media to be using that photo to tell the story of what really took place.
By every definition of the term, this is an invasion. Geraldo kept screaming that it was not an invasion, we destabilized the government, and they are in our hemisphere. In other words, we owe them.
“I refuse to deal with this as a media issue, because it’s far too important, with all due respect, Jesse. This is something that goes to my soul. Fulfilling my role as the designated piñata on Fox News, I wanna say I am ashamed,” Rivera declared angrily and loudly.
“This teargas choked me,” he screamed. “We treat these people, these economic refugees as if they’re zombies from The Walking Dead. We arrested 42 people, eight of them were women with children! We have to deal with this problem humanely and with compassion! These are not invaders! Stop using these military analogies. This is absolutely painful to watch!”
It’s a mystery why they keep saying the invaders are all good people. How do we know that? Being poor doesn’t make them good. We need an orderly, lawful system of immigration. These people were attacking our agents and if they were successful, another 5,000 were ready to descend on the small contingent of agents. In fact, 5,000 are coming across our borders each week[…]
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