May 30, 2024 - Politics

πŸ₯Š Mike Johnston vs. Lauren Boebert

A tweet from Mayor Mike Johnston

Image: via X

Denver's mayor opened a political feud against U.S. Rep. Lauren Boebert in a social media post this week.

Driving the news: Boebert criticized the city for its playbook to welcome migrants from the U.S. southern border, writing Tuesday on X: "I wish I was joking but this is reality."

Context: Beyond the political fodder, the response illustrates how the two parties are talking about immigration.

  • Boebert called them "illegals," referring to those who crossed without legal authorization.
  • The Johnston administration has adopted the term "newcomers" to "embrace a more inclusive language."
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