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It’s a fence.
President Donald Trump has frequently been accused of gaslighting the American people, and nowhere has that been more apparent than his stances on the border wall: that it would be paid for by Mexico, that it would run the length of the border. Hell, that it would even be a wall.
Today, the president—as the debate over shutting down the government versus funding his wall raged—tweeted this.
A design of our Steel Slat Barrier which is totally effective while at the same time beautiful! pic.twitter.com/sGltXh0cu9
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 21, 2018
That is a fence.
David Covucci is the Layer 8 editor at the Daily Dot, covering the intersection of politics and the web. His work has appeared in Vice, the Huffington Post, Jezebel, Gothamist, and other publications. He is particularly interested in hearing any tips you have. Reach out at [email protected]