MSNBC host claims defunding Planned Parenthood hurts children

MSNBC host claims defunding Planned Parenthood hurts children

[Ed. – Mind of a liberal]

Stephanie Ruhle lost her grip on reality Tuesday morning when she attempted to draw a contrast between First Lady Melania Trump’s new “Be Best” initiative for children and President Trump’s policies. The MSNBC host’s diatribe featured the absurd claim that enforcing existing immigration laws and cutting taxpayer funding to Planned Parenthood would hurt children.

The aim of Ruhle’s presentation was to frame the President as a hypocrite for supposedly endangering the same kids whom his wife had pledged to help: “The First Lady’s plans to help children, they don’t gel with her husband’s policies. Policies that impact every child in this country.” However, a number of her claims amounted to nothing more than patisan talking points.

The show ran a clip of Attorney General Jeff Sessions warning that parents who attempted to sneak into the U.S. with their kids “might be separated” from them “as required by law.” Ruhle then spun this policy as “ripping babies from their mothers who have risked everything in search of a better life,” – a characterization jam-packed with the kind of emotionally manipulative verbiage one might expect to find in an open borders pamphlet.

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