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Trouble at the border

Yes, we have a serious problem at the border -- indeed, at every border we create and defend with force of arms and bureaucratic indifference.

"'If you want water, just drink from a toilet.' That's what border patrol told one thirsty woman we met on today's #DemsAtTheBorder trip. These are the same CBP personnel who threatened to throw burritos at members of Congress. Changes must be made."

So tweeted U.S. in the wake of a visit by congressmen and women to Texas border facilities last week, stirring even further incredulity and disgust about the

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