Dispatches from 956: The Siege-Propaganda

Soldiers from the 97th Military Police Brigade, and 41st Engineering Company, Fort Riley, KS., work along side with U.S. Customs and Border Protection at the Hidalgo, TX., port of entry, applying 300 meters of concertina wire along the Mexico border in support of Operation FAITHFUL PATRIOT November 2, 2018. Soldiers will provide a range of support including planning assistance, engineering support, equipment and resources to assist the Department of Homeland Security along the southwest border.
(U.S. Air Force photo by SrA Alexandra Minor)

For a physical siege to occur, you need propaganda.

President Trump’s opening statement of hate for his presidential campaign was not a beginning but a culmination of anti-immigrant forces work to find a viable candidate. That he won the election and implemented mass deportation policies was a goal achieved. Trump’s second goal of building a wall has faltered though.

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