Fox News continues to support the normalization of xenophobia. This exchange between Brian Kilmeade and his co-host Ainsley Earhardt: it was quite clear what they were doing.
Fox News Brian Kilmeade: Like it or not these are not our kids
Fox News Co-Host Brian Kilmeade: The other thing that I think is the biggest joke that we’re not addressing, it wasn’t President Trump’s idea to have everyone leave from Central and South America in June and well up at the border. Somebody has to deal with this issue. It doesn’t matter who the president is. If you don’t like his policy, he’s also open to your policy rather than just criticizing his. He’s trying to send a message to the other countries. This is not the way you do it because this is a country that has rules and laws. The port of entry will be one thing. We can bolster those laws, but we just can’t let everybody in that wants to be here.
And these are not — like it or not, these aren’t our kids. Show them compassion, but it’s not like he is doing this to the people of Idaho or Texas. These are people from another country and now people are saying that they’re more important than people in our country who are paying taxes and who have needs as well.
Fox News Co-Host Ainsley Earhardt: Yeah, well he just wants to make sure we vet who’s coming across the border, in case it’s MS-13 or drugs.