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Hillary Clinton, Nancy Pelosi Weigh In on Border Kids (What Took Them So Long?)

Never ones to shy away from a hot topic (or a hot mic), they're now preaching about faith and illegals — ignoring their own realities

Give them an adoring crowd and a headline-grabbing issue, and former Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) are more than happy to muscle their way into a debate. Right now, it’s the controversial separation of adults and children at the southern border of the U.S. as illegal aliens try to cross into this country.

Hillary Clinton on Monday called the Trump administration’s zero-tolerance policy at the border “a moral and humanitarian crisis.” (Be sure to see the video, below.)

But is she not aware of the irony of her words in 2018 about “a moral crisis” after her own multiple scandals — including “Travelgate,” while she was first lady, and her email scandal during her presidential run? Speaking at an awards lunch for the Women’s Forum of New York, she termed the temporary separation of adults and kids at the border “horrific.”

“Every human being with a sense of compassion and decency should be outraged,” Clinton said.

She lectured that she warned during the presidential campaign that Trump’s hard-line immigration stance would result in family separations. “Now as we watch with broken hearts, that’s exactly what’s happening.”

Hillary Clinton also touted the Bible, saying that “those who selectively use the Bible to justify this cruelty are ignoring a central tenet of Christianity.”

“I’ve studied the Bible, both the Old and the New Testament,” the former secretary of state insisted. “What is being done using the name of religion is contrary to everything I was ever taught.”

She then pulled out a Bible quote, Matthew 19:14: “Jesus said, ‘Suffer the little children unto me.’ He did not say, ‘Let the children suffer.'”

Faith is like a Gumby doll to these high-profile women; they’ll bend and manipulate it to reflect the attitudes of the time at hand (and of the voters). Back in 2015, Clinton said at the Women in the World Summit, “Laws have to be backed up with resources and political will. And deep-seated cultural codes, religious beliefs [emphasis added], and structural biases have to be changed.”

So progressives who either dismiss God completely or act in ways contrary to biblical teachings much of the time are suddenly applying faith-based theories to what’s going on at the border. Hmm.

Rep. Nancy Pelosi also blasted people of faith over the immigration enforcement issue, citing her “concern about children” — even though she supports both Planned Parenthood and late-term abortions.

She called members of the Trump administration hypocrites and urged an end to “un-American activities that [are] being put forth by the president of the United States, by the Republicans in Congress, and by this attorney general.”

Related: Border Hit by Huge Spike in Fraudulent Families Entering the U.S.

“For this administration to pose as people of faith and pose as people who care about family and children is of a height of hypocrisy that knows no bounds,” Pelosi said.

There was no word on how Pelosi feels about American children dying from drug addiction — due, in many cases, to the presence of illegal drugs smuggled in from other countries, or from gang activities that regularly put our youth at risk.

Pelosi supports abortion but says she is a practicing Catholic.

She also has an 100 percent pro-abortion rating from NARAL and Planned Parenthood, The Daily Caller noted, and she opposes a ban on partial birth abortions.

Related: Conservatives Care Very Much About Kids — But Border Security Is Critical

Pelosi on Monday visited San Diego County to tour several immigration detention facilities, multiple outlets reported — so there will no doubt be more derision from the minority leader in the days to come.

Deirdre Reilly is a senior editor with LifeZette. Follow her on Twitter.

(photo credit, homepage and article image: Clinton Rally, CC BY 2.0, by Keith Kissel)

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