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Elon Musk trolls AOC before giving ‘unfiltered’ view of migrants crisis

Elon Musk at Texas-Mexico border.
Elon Musk at Texas-Mexico border. Photo by Elon Musk /X

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He responded to a video on X that shows Ocasio-Cortez comparing New York City’s migrant crisis to the number of people who came to the U.S. through Ellis Island more than a century ago.

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“The numbers – when it comes to people coming to New York City today – are nothing, I’m telling you, nothing, compared to the daily amounts of people that we saw coming in through Ellis Island in the first half of (last) century,” Ocasio-Cortez said in the video posted to her Instagram account last week.

She went on to say “more than 12 million immigrants passed through Ellis Island between 1892 and 1954.”

AOC continued in her attempt to play down the migrant mess: “We had seen just huge numbers of people coming in per day that far eclipsed what we’re seeing right now.”

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Conservative commentator Ashley St. Clair shared the video with the caption: “Girl math is saying immigrants coming legally through Ellis Island is the same as 3 million undocumented migrants pouring through our border and costing NYC $1,000,000,000 to house migrants for free in hotels.”

Musk replied to St. Clair’s post, writing: “She’s just not that smart.”

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AOC shot back, “I wasn’t born rich and became the youngest woman in American history to be elected to Congress,” then listed a few more accomplishments including authoring “the largest FEMA funeral assistance program in history, before advising Musk to “Stay mad.”

He replied, presumably sarcastically, “I take it back – you’re obviously a genius.”

Musk continued: “First, please allow me to congratulate you on these epic achievements. However, have you considered, rather than ‘funeral assistance,’ that FEMA focus its funding on preventing funerals in the first place?”


As NYC struggles with tens of thousands of asylum-seekers, Musk put on a cowboy hat to visit the border at Eagle Pass, Tex., where he livestreamed a tour of the area to give viewers a real sense of what is actually going on there.

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Musk went live on X saying he was going to speak with officials and “eyeball the situation to get the real story.”

He added: “This is real time, unfiltered. What you see is what I see.”

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He spoke with U.S. Rep. Tony Gonzales, R-Texas about the crisis, who confirmed it was a “serious issue.”

Musk said he is “extremely pro immigrant” but explained there needs to be expanded immigration that allows hard-working, honest people to legally come to the U.S. while not allowing immigrants who are going to break the law to enter the country.

The feed went offline before he began another 13-minute video.

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“Good to see Elon having to do the job of the MSM and of the politicians who are literally paid to do this but refuse,” one fan commented.

Another added: “Doing what the politicians SHOULD be doing. Elon is GOATED.”

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