Real compassion is not having laws that incentivize coming like this with a child.

Via Daily Wire:

A photo of a Salvadoran man and his 23-month-old daughter who tragically died while trying to cross the Rio Grande from Mexico into Texas published by The New York Times and circulated online has sparked intense response from people from all ends of the political spectrum. Pressed for a reaction to the image, President Trump told reporters that such tragedies will continue to occur if “open borders” policies are promoted.

The heartbreaking photograph was first published by Mexican papers this week, but was soon promoted by major American media outlets, including The New York Times, which placed the photograph on the front page of Wednesday’s issue, and CNN, which tweeted it out Wednesday. “A shocking image of a drowned man and his daughter underscores the crisis at the US-Mexico border,” CNN’s caption reads.

The Salvadoran man, Oscar Alberto Martínez, was attempting to cross the Rio Grande with his 23-month-old daughter, Angie Valeria, on Sunday near Brownsville, Texas.

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