Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell has once again found himself in the thick of the action, this time pointing the finger at his fellow Republican senators for the colossal disaster that was his sneaky migration bill. McConnell, a sly strategist, attempted a secret maneuver to push through the border deal under the guise of aiding the war in Ukraine. But the plan backfired faster than a Fourth of July firework.
Imagine trying to do this. https://t.co/wR6gwpawUz
— Breitbart News (@BreitbartNews) February 7, 2024
McConnell assigned Sen. James Lankford to cook up a migration plan with the intention of securing more funds for the war against Russia in eastern Ukraine. Little did Lankford know, he was waltzing into a political minefield without the support or expertise needed to navigate a room full of Democrat immigration lawyers and investor-backed political players. It was a recipe for disaster, and disaster is exactly what unfolded.
The result? A pro-migration bill that was so repulsive to the conservative palate that it imploded the moment it hit the public eye. Even GOP heavy hitters like Sen. Josh Hawley and Sen. Mike Lee wasted no time in blasting the bill, calling it a betrayal of the American people and a disaster for border security. They didn’t hold back on their social media, lighting up the Twitterverse with their righteous indignation.
The mainstream media, always quick to echo and endorse the Democrat narrative, tried to paint the bill as “conservative” and attempted to downplay its disastrous consequences. They even had the audacity to label opponents of the bill as “far right,” completely ignoring the fact that a majority of Americans oppose Biden’s reckless open border policies. It’s like the media is living in an alternate universe where up is down and left is right.
And let’s not forget about McConnell’s political prowess. Remember when his caucus won five seats after the 2013 amnesty push through the Senate? This migration fiasco could be just the ammunition he needs to keep Biden’s unpopular policies at the forefront of the 2024 campaign. The media conveniently forgets to mention that little nugget of information, though. But who needs facts when you’ve got a good old-fashioned sensationalized morality tale to spin?
Now, McConnell may be getting up there in age, nearing his eighty-second birthday, but he’s still a force to be reckoned with. Even as his deputies jockey for position and attempt to undermine him, McConnell will stop at nothing to steer the ship in the direction he sees fit. And with his arch-nemesis, Donald Trump, looming in the background, McConnell’s political prowess is sure to be put to the test. But never count out the turtle, as he’s proven time and time again that he’s a survivor in the political jungle. Watch out, Washington, McConnell isn’t done yet.