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Laura Ingraham challenges Wolf Blitzer over virtue-signaling concern for out-of-work federal employees

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It doesn’t take much reading between the lines to gauge where many in the media stand on issues, as seen when CNN’s lead political anchor Wolf Blitzer tweeted his concern for federal employees during the ongoing government shut down.

“Remember – it’s not just 800,000 federal employees who have been furloughed or are working without pay during this partial government shutdown, it’s also their family members who have been directly impacted,” Blitzer tweeted on Saturday.

Of course, the $5 billion President Trump is asking for is but a drop in the bucket when you consider the scope of the federal budget, yet Democrats have chosen to play the role of omnipotent moral authorities placing a political agenda ahead of border security.

But Blitzer’s selective outrage doesn’t take that into consideration.

Or, perhaps it’s just virtue-signaling on his part. Either way, Fox News Laura Ingraham saw fit to weigh in and expand the CNN anchor’s horizons a bit.

“Fair point. But where is concern re. MILLIONS of private sector workers who lost jobs when production moved overseas (bad trade deals) or pushed out of entire industries (construction, hospitality) bc of open borders?” she tweeted.

Never mind that many of these federal employees are guaranteed back pay once the government reopens, Ingraham dares to take into consideration the real impact of our porous borders.

With Democrats continuing to put pandering to Hispanic voters over the best interests of the country, even as illegal immigrants by the hundreds have taken to storming our southern border in a mad dash to force their way into the U.S., Blitzer and his media colleagues never consider the other side when it comes to an issue that has been a problem for many years.

The same cabal that reports breathlessly on the rare death of an illegal alien child, yet all but refuses to report on so many Americans being killed by illegal immigrants.

But then, this is why so many ill-informed Democrats support illegal immigration and conflate those who enter illegally with legal immigrants.

And while Twitter has long since devolved into a toxic wasteland, the responses to Ingraham’s tweet is proof that you can still find reasoned, informed opinions online.

Here’s a sampling of the responses from Twitter:

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