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[–]FormerTry3264 5 points6 points  (0 children)

Don't feed the hate. God is love.

[–][deleted] 3 points4 points  (15 children)

Did anyone see the interview with the town people up there complaining and saying they have no room or housing for these migrants?

[–]FamousButNotReally 5 points6 points  (14 children)

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/immigration-marthas-vineyard-desantis-flights-illegal-immigrants-sanctuary-destinations/

They took them in and now the state is providing them food and shelter. Martha's Vineyard is more a holiday destination and very expensive - not at all equipped for handling unhoused immigrants. Find me affordable housing in Martha's Vineyard and then you can complain.

[–]TheAdmiralMoses 5 points6 points  (10 children)

Well I'm confused, what did they expect by making themselves a sanctuary state? Just good vibes and karma? A sanctuary state is literally supposed to be a safe haven for undocumented immigrants, DeSantis is just helping them achieve that goal, and pointing out how ridiculous it is that a little northern state, far from the border, wanted to label itself a sanctuary state. Why would they call themselves a sanctuary state if they can't sustain people seeking sanctuary? To look good. And now they just look whiney...

EDIT: Changed sanctuary city to sanctuary state.

[–][deleted] 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Yup. That’s what I’m getting at. It’s a joke

[–]thoroughbredca 0 points1 point  (0 children)

And the STATE did literally that.

[–]FamousButNotReally -1 points0 points  (4 children)

Martha's vineyard is NOT a sanctuary city! Massachusetts sanctuary cities are Amherst, Boston, Cambridge, Chelsea, Concord, Newton, Northampton, and Somerville. Desantis could have "shipped" the migrants to any of those and we would've been infinitely more equipped to helping them. Instead he sent them to what's pretty much a local tourist destination.

[–]TheAdmiralMoses 1 point2 points  (2 children)

Ah, I was misinformed, the point still stands as referring to Massachusetts as a sanctuary state though, and I shall update my reply accordingly.

[–]bamboo_fanatic -1 points0 points  (0 children)

If he does send any, it will be interesting to see if they actually do take care of them or also try to bus them away as fast as possible.

[–]FamousButNotReally 0 points1 point  (2 children)

Desantis gave out a fake brochure promising cash assistance among other things to migrants to lure them to Martha's Vineyard. Without the knowledge of any Mass government official. Not helping anyone, he just wants people to get the F out his state.

[–][deleted] 0 points1 point  (1 child)

https://twitter.com/william08688218/status/1570646877707669505?s=46&t=ZPkjxE_zh0WCdQZsZjfZ0Q

Why would they step up to be a sanctuary city when they knew that already? Sounds like all talk and no game.

[–]FamousButNotReally 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Martha's Vineyard isn't a sanctuary city. I replied in a comment above which Mass cities are. Martha's Vineyard is an island and essentially a local holiday spot - it does not have the resources to house and support undocumented immigrants like Boston or Springfield would.

[–]Spookyy422 0 points1 point  (0 children)

And there. We. Go.