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The recent business with Martha’s Vineyard has, predictably, been the subject of much discussion lately. It does seem however that the whole ordeal highlights a crucial issue that in the United States isn’t going away anytime soon. Now, people are wondering what former President Barack Obama has to say. It was bound to happen given that the Obamas have a house in Martha’s Vineyard. The two, in fact, own a residence there that costs over twelve million dollars.
It is now being reported by the ConservativeBrief that:
Former President Barack Obama and other Democrats who own homes on Martha’s Vineyard have remained silent after Republican governors sent roughly 50 illegal immigrants to the wealthy, liberal island.
“The former president did not respond to multiple requests for comment from Fox News Digital on whether he has considered opening up his sprawling 29-acre estate on Martha’s Vineyard to illegal immigrants who have been sent to the island or maybe in the future,” Fox News reported.
“In addition, Fox News Digital reached out to representatives of prominent public supporters of President Biden who own homes on Martha’s Vineyard but did not receive a response. Those Martha’s Vineyard residents include singer James Taylor, director Spike Lee and comedian David Letterman, who all reportedly have homes on the island,” the outlet added.
Florida GOP Gov. Ron DeSantis confirmed that he sent two planes carrying 50 illegal immigrants to Martha’s Vineyard to highlight the record influx of illegal immigrants at America’s southern border.
“States like Massachusetts, New York, and California will better facilitate the care of these individuals who they have invited into our country by incentivizing illegal immigration through their designation as ‘sanctuary states’ and support for the Biden administration’s open border policies,” DeSantis spokesperson Taryn Fenske said.
Fox News went on to report that:
Duke’s County, which comprises 11 islands off the coast of Massachusetts but is 99% represented by residents of Martha’s Vineyard, voted overwhelmingly for President Biden in the 2020 election by a margin of 77.7% to former President Trump’s 20.6%.
Biden carried every town on the island from Aquinnah on the western coast, where he won 87.6% to 9.6%, to the main hub of Edgartown on the eastern coast, where he won 70.6% to 27.5%.
Former President Obama carried Duke’s County by 48 points in 2012 and by 52 points in 2008.
Despite most on the wealthy island supporting and voting overwhelmingly for Democrats, many freaked out when just 50 illegal immigrants arrived late last week.
Some locals on the island called on Obama to use his home to assist the migrants, including novelist Jane Chittick, who suggested Obama doesn’t care about their dilemma.
“I don’t think people like the Obamas with huge estates who live here in the summer will care (about the migrants),” Chittick said. “I would love to see the Obamas open up their huge property and erect tents and look after all these people while they’re being processed.”
The 50 migrants sent to Martha’s Vineyard represent less than one-tenth of 1% of the nearly 5 million illegal immigrants believed to have crossed the southern border since President Joe Biden took office in January 2021.
The issue of illegal immigrants and migrants has been a hot topic lately. In fact, we reported just yesterday on another migrant bussing issue, this one taking place in Washington, D.C. Here, we reported that hundreds of additional illegal immigrants have arrived in Washington, D.C., and New York City, with 50 people dropping off at Vice President Kamala Harris’ home and hundreds more in the Big Apple. New York City, hundreds of illegal immigrants were dropped off at a bus station in the borough of Queens. The immigrants, many of whom are from Central America, were then taken to a nearby church where they will be processed and given temporary housing.