Basically Everyone Was Caught Totally Unprepared for Trump's 'Zero Tolerance' Policy

The Trump administration’s now-infamous memo, issued by Attorney General Jeff Sessions, which directed “zero tolerance” at the border was so drastic and unexpected that Homeland Security and the Department of Health and Human Services had no idea how to handle the change, according to a new report released Wednesday…

Democrats Told to Avoid Talking About Immigration, Which Will Surely Stem the Tide of Fascism

Two of the biggest think tanks in Democratic politics, the centrist Third Way and the more liberal Center for American Progress, have come together to tell Democrats to pipe down about immigration, because bringing the Trump administration’s unbearable cruelty to light might lose them a couple of votes that were…

Trump Administration Might Give Disastrous Family Separations Policy Another Go

Remember how the policy of separating families at the border worked out so well for the Trump administration last time? All of those harrowing pictures, videos, and sounds from what some critics dubbed Trump’s “baby jails?” Kirstjen Nielsen getting chased out of a restaurant? Allegations of abuse? The evidence that…

DHS Watchdog Finds the Trump Administration Did a Bad Job Committing Human Rights Violations

The Department of Homeland Security did a terrible job carrying out its zero-tolerance family separation policy earlier this year, according to an unreleased report by the cabinet department’s inspector general, proving that the Trump administration is incompetent even when doing the most evil shit imaginable.

Most Undocumented Parents Whose Kids Are Still Detained Were Already Deported

It’s a predictable but no less shameful part of the way the news media works that the urgency and quantity of human suffering in a news story isn’t proportionate to the amount of coverage it gets and that, over time, even stories that have been covered well will slip out of dominant placement in national news. Such is…

Turns Out Stephen Miller's Family Hates Him Just As Much As the Rest of Us

White House senior policy adviser Stephen Miller, the genius behind the Trump administration’s family separation policy, has been an insufferable fascist turd going at least back to high school. And his role as Donald Trump’s top reactionary appears to be weighing heavily on his more liberal family members, such as…

Ivanka Trump Bravely Waits Until Her Father's Family Separation Policy Ends to Condemn It

Today’s profile in courage comes from repeat bravery-doer Ivanka Trump, who told Axios’ resident access journalist Mike Allen on Thursday morning that her father’s policy of separating families at the border—one that the courts and activists effectively forced the administration to end—was in fact bad. In a sign of…

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