“Our president, famous for his ‘quiet diplomacy’ has now become so quiet that even when he does speak, few bother to listen. It is not easy to blame a government you voted into power or officials you elected [?!] and so people began to look around externally for someone to blame. The immigrants are the easiest target.
“It is difficult not to sympathize with people who feel that the spiraling crime, housing shortages and high food costs are a result of our almost nonexistent border controls.”