Top Democrats have been caught in yet another example of hypocrisy–after spending four years opposing President Donald Trump’s border wall, the first thing they did to keep unwanted protesters out of the Capitol during Joe Biden’s inauguration was build a wall over it.
President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris have said that their administration will stop the building of the southern border wall meant to keep immigrants from crossing illegally, and some Democrats have even suggested dismantling the wall Trump built while he was in office.
Construction crews built fencing with razor wire around the capital in advance of Biden’s swearing-in on Thursday and also encased the reflecting pool between the Lincoln Memorial and the Washington Monument with fencing.
Streets around the Capitol building have been closed, and 25,000 National Guard troops will guard the area against protesters that may want to cause violence.
If they had spent this much time and attention on election integrity and security, it would be a whole different situation in Washington right now.
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