Saturday on Fox News Channel’s “Watters World,” Fox News Channel host and conservative radio talker Laura Ingraham offered her theory on why Democrats were unwilling to support a border wall and were for sanctuary city policies, especially in the wake of the verdict from a San Francisco jury that found illegal alien Jose Ines Garcia Zarate not guilty for the killing of Kate Steinle.
Ingraham told host Jesse Watters much of it has to do with Democrats seeking a demographic shift that is more in line with their policies.
Partial transcript as follows:
WATTERS: Why don’t Democrats want a wall and why do they want these sanctuary city policies? What is the real reason?
INGRAHAM: I think the real reason ultimately, Jesse, is they want to replace the current electorate in the United States with a new electorate — and that new electorate — and electorate that in Ohio, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin, Florida — with a new electorate. And that new electorate, if the demographic changes bear out that we’ve seen develop in Virginia, that will create a California, a Florida, a Texas that looks like Connecticut, New York and Massachusetts. So, I think the Democrats want the replace, you know, the old, white yaahoo conservatives with a new group of people who might be more amenable to big government and don’t necessarily have a big affection for the Second Amendment or the Constitution.
And a lot of Republicans don’t want to secure the border because they want the cheap labor. And so, there was an unholy alliance between the left and the right for years until Trump came along and basically called them on their you-know-what and said, ‘Uh uh uh, this is what the people want. They want a real border. They want a real government and they want safety and security. He ran on protecting Americans and illegal immigrants from this kind of carnage. The fact that this was allowed to happen in the first place — as you said, it was a fantastic monologue — was abominable. But it happens every day at different levels and different forms. And we’re seeing it.
WATTERS: Do you think that Democrats are willing to take a loss of Kate Steinle or someone like that by an illegal in a sanctuary city to further their political agenda?
WATTERS: So, they’re OK with, you know, people dying as long as the open borders keep happening?
INGRAHAM: It’s kind of like on the sexual harassment stuff, where you have women saying, “Well, if a few men have to be accused and they are innocent and they have to go through hell, it’s worth it.” They are more afraid of conservative Christian traditional Americans than they are of ISIS, al-Qaeda, illegal immigrants —
WATTERS: I agree.
INGRAHAM: You got drugs coming across the border, human trafficking. They can talk a good game how they’re pro-women, we’re all about women … I can tell you who doesn’t have any reproductive rights right now — that’s Kate Steinle and a lot of people like her.