Even liberal media is sounding the alarm on Biden's border crisis: Washington Post says Kamala's 'convoluted messaging' and administration's 'incoherence' could hand Republicans back Congress in 2022

 The Washington Post's editorial board warned the Biden administration that its 'incoherence' handling of the southern border crisis could cost Democrats one or both houses of Congress in next year's midterm elections

In a Sunday op-ed, the left-leaning editorial board knocked Vice President Kamala Harris - who's supposed to be addressing the root causes of migration - and administration officials for their 'convoluted messaging' on the matter. 

'In its apparent desperation to fashion an immigration strategy that will impose order on increasingly out-of-control migration, the Biden administration has unleashed a torrent of words and goals untethered to specific policies and timetables,' the op-ed said. 'Officials have effectively reversed and rolled back some of the Trump administration's most pernicious policies, but without a clear road map to address the immediate crisis.'

A man from El Salvador is processed by a U.S. border patrol agent in late July in Sunland Park, New Mexico. The Washington Post slammed the Biden administration for its handling of the crisis and suggested the White House could pay for it politically

A man from El Salvador is processed by a U.S. border patrol agent in late July in Sunland Park, New Mexico. The Washington Post slammed the Biden administration for its handling of the crisis and suggested the White House could pay for it politically 

The Washington Post's editorial board hammered the Biden administration for its handling of the southern border crisis. Here migrants who crossed into the United States illegally are waiting to be processed by U.S. border patrol

The Washington Post's editorial board hammered the Biden administration for its handling of the southern border crisis. Here migrants who crossed into the United States illegally are waiting to be processed by U.S. border patrol 

A U.S. border patrol officer processes a group of migrants in Sunland Park, New Mexico in late June. The Washington Post's editorial board said the Biden administration lacked a 'road map' to deal with the current crisis

A U.S. border patrol officer processes a group of migrants in Sunland Park, New Mexico in late June. The Washington Post's editorial board said the Biden administration lacked a 'road map' to deal with the current crisis 

The column pointed out that as part of Harris' role, she's pointed out five 'pillars,' or problem areas, in Central America that need Washington's focus.  


'That's fine as far as it goes,' the editorial board wrote. 'It's also a list that anyone with a passing knowledge of the region could have compiled.' 

'What is mostly missing from the sweeping rhetoric and broad-strokes analysis is an actual plan for action,' the column continued.   

Instead, Harris and administration officials have described 'short-term steps' to get a handle on deterring the 'tsunami' of migrants trying to cross into the United States. 

'But the convoluted messaging - telling migrants not to seek entry to the United States while at the same time relaxing or scrapping an array of measures that would actually dissuade them, and providing relief to migrants on both sides of the border - has been a failure,' the op-ed said.     

'That failure is measurable, and it is politically toxic,' the board added.   

A woman who was apprehended crossing the U.S.-Mexico border speaks to a border patrol agent from the back of a transport van in Sunland Park, New Mexico in late July

A woman who was apprehended crossing the U.S.-Mexico border speaks to a border patrol agent from the back of a transport van in Sunland Park, New Mexico in late July 

The Washington Post editorial board said that Vice President Kamala Harris (pictured) and other Biden administration officials for using 'convoluted messaging' that hasn't done enough to stop the flow of illegal entries into the U.S.

The Washington Post editorial board said that Vice President Kamala Harris (pictured) and other Biden administration officials for using 'convoluted messaging' that hasn't done enough to stop the flow of illegal entries into the U.S. 


Republicans, including former President Donald Trump, have been lambasting President Joe Biden and the Democrats over the border for months - as every month the number of border crossers has gotten higher. 

As of mid-July, around 1.1 million migrants had crossed into the United States this fiscal year, which started in October.  

Customs and Border Protection revealed that 188,829 migrants were stopped at the southwest border in June, the sixth monthly increase since the start of 2021. 

It was also another increase on the 180,641 who were apprehended in May. 

These statistics just account for the apprehensions, and doesn't include the migrants who cross undetected.  

Biden stopped the construction of Trump's wall, but kept in place Title 42, which allows for the immediate expulsion of migrants back to Mexico. 

The latter move irritated pro-immigration supporters of the president. 

'For the most part, the administration’s impulses are humane. However, they have driven a policy whose incoherence has yielded pressure at the border that may cost the Democrats control of one or both houses of Congress in next year’s midterm elections,' the column concluded. 'So far, there is nothing in the administration’s short- or long-term strategizing that is likely to shift that dynamic.'     

Even liberal media is sounding the alarm on Biden's border crisis: Washington Post says Kamala's 'convoluted messaging' and administration's 'incoherence' could hand Republicans back Congress in 2022 Even liberal media is sounding the alarm on Biden's border crisis: Washington Post says Kamala's 'convoluted messaging' and administration's 'incoherence' could hand Republicans back Congress in 2022 Reviewed by STATION GOSSIP on 11:10 Rating: 5

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