News that Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis flew a small group of illegal border crossers to the rich island of Martha’s Vineyard escalated last week when several Democrats in Florida, Massachusetts, and California asked the Department of Justice to investigate red states such as Florida and Texas for “trafficking” migrants against their wills.
As DeSantis noted, “these are voluntary transportation” to a location that once boasted of being a “haven” for migrants, but that didn’t stop blue state politicians from turning the latest border crisis news cycle into an opportunity to sic the feds on their political opponents.
It’s a “rules for thee but not for me” kind of move. After all, President Joe Biden transported illegal border crossers across the country under the