FILE - In this Oct. 19, 2017, file photo, a group of people are detained by Border Patrol agents on horseback after crossing the border illegally from Tijuana, Mexico, near where prototypes for a border wall, right, were being constructed in San Diego. More than 1,600 people arrested at the U.S.-Mexico border, including parents who have been separated from their children, are being transferred to federal prisons, U.S. immigration authorities confirmed Thursday, June 7, 2018. They said they’re running out of room at their own facilities amid President Donald Trump’s crackdown on illegal immigration. The move drew condemnation from activists who said the detainees may have legitimate claims to asylum and don’t deserve to be held in federal prisons.
Photo: AP Photo/Gregory Bull, File
Photo: AP Photo/Gregory Bull, File

Don’t ignore the horrors at the border, the left says

A roundup of editorials on the left. 

1. What’s going on at the border is horrifying, but we can’t go numb and turn away.

From Slate: “We witnessed a ramping up and coordinated defense of a Trump administration policy of separating families seeking asylum. That policy is resulting in children being warehoused in cages and ripped away from their parents, as their mothers are told they are bathing.”

2. There's No Defending Trump's North Korea Performance

From The Washington Post: “When the most optimistic scenario is that the president doesn’t really believe what he’s tweeting, we have ample reason to doubt his competence and his motivation.”

 3. Trump Doctrine: How to Lose Friends, Influence Enemies

From NBC News: “The same president who refused to sign on to the G-7 joint statement with America's closest allies signed on to an agreement with North Korea's autocratic leader just days later.”

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