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National Border Patrol Council Drops the Hammer on Peter Fonda - 'Domestic Terrorist'

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Some liberals and progressive leftists have absolutely lost their minds in recent weeks due to media-driven outrage with regard to the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” border policy that — because of liberal court precedent set in 1997 — results in children being separated from their illegal immigrant parents after being detained for illegally crossing the border.

Perhaps the worst example of the mindless rage that has consumed some on the left was a disgustingly vile Twitter rant by leftist Hollywood actor Peter Fonda, who called for the president’s minor son Barron to be “ripped from the arms” of first lady Melania Trump and thrown into a cage with pedophiles.

Fonda also called for the public beating and humiliation of government officials and the doxxing — the illicit revealing of personally identifying information — of Border Patrol and Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents and officials and their families, to be stalked and harassed by outraged liberals.

In an article posted by the National Border Patrol Council, the union that represents Border Patrol agents slammed Fonda as nothing more than a “forgotten actor” who has transformed into an attention-seeking “domestic terrorist.”

The article highlighted the tweets from Fonda that pertained to Border Patrol agents and ICE officials, such as the all-caps message, “WE SHOULD HACK THIS SYSTEM, GET THE ADDRESSES OF THE ICE AGENTS CBP AGENTS AND SURROUND THEIR HOMES IN PROTEST. WE SHOULD FIND OUT WHAT SCHOOLS THEIR CHILDREN GO TO AND SURROUND THE SCHOOLS IN PROTEST. THESE AGENTS ARE DOING THIS CUZ THEY WANT TO DO IT. THEY LIKE DOING THIS. F—.”

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Another tweet from Fonda on the same topic declared, “Sounds great. We don’t have to take the agents kids, we only need to surround their schools and scare the s— out of them and worry the f— out of the agents from CBE ICE & REGULAR BORDER PATROL AGENTS. WE NEED TO SCARE THE F— OUT OF THEM! NEED TO MAKE THEIR CHILDREN WORRY NOW.”

The NBPC asked if these tweets from Fonda were representative of the broader notions of “inclusion, acceptance, kindness, feminism, gender equality, love and peace” that are so loudly touted by the left.

As for Fonda and “his sibling ‘Hanoi Jane,’” they are both quite wealthy and “can afford armed guards, luxury, private schools and massive home security measures,” wrote the NBPC.

“Border Patrol agents cannot afford these things. We actually work for a living,” the article continued. “This is the same Peter Fonda who advocates taking guns away from average Americans on one hand and then encourages domestic terrorism against average Americans on the other hand.”

Was the Border Patrol union right on in calling out Peter Fonda for inciting "domestic terrorism"?

The NBPC chided Fonda on his apparent belief that real-life law enforcement was the same as how it is portrayed in the movies, as well as his obvious belief that he is somehow morally superior to the agents and officials enforcing the immigration laws that have been on the books for decades.

“For us, the bad guys and the constant danger are real. Ask the Tucson agent who was shot last week by illegal aliens, Peter. Yes Peter, the bullets were actually real,” the NBPC wrote.

“Do his traumatized children deserve to be terrorized at their schools because he’s a Border Patrol agent. What about his wife? Should she be hunted down and terrorized too? What about the children of agents who have been killed in the line of duty Peter? Should they be terrorized at school as well?” the article asked.

The NBPC then lowered the boom on Fonda and called him out for the entitled, holier-than-thou, self-righteous Hollywood hypocrite he truly is.

“Peter, you are a despicable, hateful, spoiled, and entitled punk. Your life of privilege since birth is not what most of us deal with. We have to work hard every day to make a living for our families,” the NBPC said.

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“Some of us do dangerous jobs that most Americans wouldn’t touch. Our children have to put up with enough as it is. Demonizing us is low. But encouraging domestic terrorism against our children is unforgivable,” the article continued. “Encouraging violence against the President’s son is unforgivable. Asking people to kidnap the DHS secretary, strip her naked, put her in a cage and letting people poke her with sticks demonstrates just how unhinged you really are.”

The NBPC closed its article by suggesting Fonda should seek mental health treatment. It’s a suggestion we echo as those tweets don’t seem to be the product of a healthy mind.

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Ben Marquis is a writer who identifies as a constitutional conservative/libertarian. He has written about current events and politics for The Western Journal since 2014. His focus is on protecting the First and Second Amendments.
Ben Marquis has written on current events and politics for The Western Journal since 2014. He reads voraciously and writes about the news of the day from a conservative-libertarian perspective. He is an advocate for a more constitutional government and a staunch defender of the Second Amendment, which protects the rest of our natural rights. He lives in Little Rock, Arkansas, with the love of his life as well as four dogs and four cats.
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