Actress turned political activist, Cynthia Nixon, states she feels that ICE (U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement) is a terrorist organization. Since, she has suffered some serious blowback for the extreme and strange statement after posting her thoughts on Twitter yesterday.
Nixon, Democrat, recently lost her bid to become Governor of New York in a landslide against sitting and fellow Democrat Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Mr. Cuomo received more than 95% of delegate votes, quickly knocking Nixon out.
However, she’s still tweeting politics and caused a kerfuffle yesterday which quickly caught the attention of many, including Vice President Mike Pence.
I can think of no better description than to call ICE a terrorist organization, and I will wear any criticism from @mike_pence as a badge of honor.
— Cynthia Nixon (@CynthiaNixon) July 6, 2018
In 2017 ICE made 4,818 gang arrests (796 were MS-13) and just last week busted a child sex trafficking ring — yet top Dems like Cynthia Nixon call our ICE agents “terrorists.” Despicable. https://t.co/x0phQWbbru
— Mike Pence (@mike_pence) July 6, 2018
Then radio host Doc Thompson weighed in:
& then there’s certifiable, batshit, glue-sniffing, cra cra! https://t.co/XzB0pCBxJV
— Doc Thompson (@DocThompsonShow) July 7, 2018
Some other thoughts from Twitter:
I can think of no better description than to call Cynthia Nixon a support of human trafficking, which is, by its very nature, terrorism.
If you dare to criticize my comment, I will wear it as a badge of honor.
p.s. I’m not an actor – I don’t pretend to be someone I’m not.
— John Q. Public (@PantasticPuppy) July 7, 2018
Cynthia, the law enforcement on the border is called Customs and Border Patrol. ICE works inside the US to stop guns, drugs, and sex trafficking of children. But you just keep on talking about stuff you know nothing about.
— Andrea Kosar Covfefe (@KosarAndrea) July 7, 2018
If you think a U.S. Government organization is a terrorist organization then you consider them an enemy, which means you consider America an enemy, which means YOU are an enemy to America.
— ?? SONS_OF_LIBERTY (@SONSOFLlBERTY) July 7, 2018
I agree with VP Pence. New York was hit by Terrorists by plane. It destroyed buildings and killed innocent people. I suggest you remember not all people love us or America. Go live in a Socailist Country. Ice is here to protect.
— Lmc (@Lmc30807732) July 7, 2018
Cynthia why don’t America’s children matter? https://t.co/rGzxf62rX7
— Hisladydi (@Hisladydiana) July 7, 2018
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