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Last week, President Trump announced a plan to deploy troops from the National Guard to the southern border in an attempt to stop the influx of illegal activity in the region.
Critics of the move were vocal in their condemnations, claiming it was excessive and subtly racist in nature.
The decision, while controversial, is not without precedent, as Presidents Obama and Bush each enacted similar measures during their times in office.
Cabot Philips, media director for Campus reform, went to the University of California, Santa Barbara “to find out if outrage at the decision was based more on policy considerations or … the person enacting that policy.”
The article also notes the following:
[Students] called it “a huge waste of money” and “a totally uncalled for act of power,” but when they learned that Obama had done the same thing, they said the difference came down to “intentions.”
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