The besieged border is a myth, and the arrival of a few thousand weary refugee children on buses does not make the myth true.Yet at the same time, the Times editors call for billions in new funding to meet the needs of arriving immigrants.
We've seen photos. Photos of packed detention centers. Photos of trains heading north out of Central America carrying hundreds of U.S. bound immigrants. Photos of large groups being apprehended after crossing.
The Times wants us to lay all evidence aside, and accept their premise that we've all been buffaloed by a myth.
Used to be, New York Times readers were thought to be the best informed. Now Times editorial writers seem to think they can get away with telling tales that even the lowest of the low-infos can see through.