A screenshot of the Drudge Report on June 20, 2018, saying President Obama kept migrant children in cages and wrapped them in foil

A screenshot of the Drudge Report on June 20, 2018, saying President Obama kept migrant children in cages and wrapped them in foil

Matt Drudge doesn’t tweet often, but when he does, people listen.

The popular online news hound posted an image of the front page of his Drudge Report on Wednesday which displayed the screaming headlines “OBAMA KEPT THEM IN CAGES” and “WRAPPED THEM IN FOIL” in connection with a photo of migrant children taken into custody during Obama’s term in office.

His personal message above the image stated: “And no one on cable shed a tear!”

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The post was retweeted more than 5,000 times and had close to 8,000 likes.

Drudge linked to a Daily Caller article titled: “Here are the photos of Obama’s illegal immigrant detention facilities the media won’t show you.”

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The article states: “The media and political class become more and more outraged over the Trump administration’s decision to detain and prosecute immigrants illegally crossing the border.

“Lost in the debate is any acknowledgment that President Obama’s administration also used detention facilities. …

“The policy of prosecuting immigrants for crossing the border illegally has been in place for multiple administrations. The Obama administration prosecuted half a million illegal immigrants and similarly separated families in the process. So did the Bush administration. …

“Photos of border detention facilities from the Obama-era, taken during 2014, look nearly identical to the ones taken during the Trump era.”

The article has more than 30 photos indicative of the conditions in which youngsters were held.

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