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If New York Mayor Eric Adams’ “house is burning down,” Joe Biden is the arsonist.
In an appearance Wednesday on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” Adams fielded a question from host Joe Scarborough that was probably aimed at drumming up sympathy for the “sanctuary city” mayor related to the illegal immigration tide that’s reached his city.
Instead, the answer turned into a damning indictment of the Biden administration’s immigration policies — whether Adams meant it that way or not.
After a video introduction aimed at illustrating how bad illegal immigration has slammed the Big Apple, Scarborough opened by asking Adams flatly: “How serious is the crisis at the border and what pressure is it putting on you as the mayor of New York City?”
The answer probably wasn’t quite what Scarborough was looking for.
Adams, a Democrat, first hit the obligatory notes of how northern (Democratic-run) cities were being inundated with illegals coming up from the South. (Of course, he spared not a word of sympathy for the border states and cities that are bearing the real burden of Biden’s immigration largesse.) Then he started to complain about the injustice of it all.
“This is just unfair for cities to carry the weight of a national problem,” he told the “Morning Joe” roundtable. “This is a major financial impact on New York City and cities across the country that are receiving the brunt of it.”
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