fourth poorest state in the nation with a mounting affordable housing crisis and massive food insecurity, but since taking office in January, Sanders has signed several different laws controlling people’s behavior–from banning books and the gender-neutral term “Latinx”, to policing what bathrooms trans and nonbinary people can use, to restricting teachers from talking about race, sexual orientation, or gender identity in the classroom.Now, here comes the kicker.Speaking to Bongino, Sanders continued, “We have seen people from all over the country, blue states in particular, flooding into our state.”She went on to say that, while running for governor, she traveled to all 75 counties in Arkansas and, in every single one, she met people who had moved there from out of state. “Predominantly California,” she claimed. “And the message I gave them was very simple.
Welcome to Arkansas. Don’t forget why you left California.”Sanders added that she’s “excited” to welcome more people into the state–provided they are cisgender, straight, preferably white, Christian, and Republican.“Our door is open,” she said. “We’re going to keep taking them as long as they remember why they left those blue states in the first place.”In Arkansas, we do not let government loom larger than liberty in your life.
We believe in freedom — and in protecting it for every Arkansan. pic.twitter.com/zS8bXn0EZyHere’s how people, including many residents of Arkansas, responded when Sanders shared a soundbite from her interview with Bongino on Twitter today…We can’t register on social media without an ID..