Top administration officials have directed 21,000 border patrol officers to retreat whenever illegal immigrants throw rocks at them, and to avoid getting in front of foreign drug-smugglers’ vehicles as they head north with their drug cargoes.
“Agents shall not discharge firearms in response to thrown or hurled projectiles… agents should obtain a tactical advantage in these situations, such as seeking cover or distancing themselves,” said the instructions, issued Mar. 7, under the signature of Michael Fisher, chief of U.S. Border Patrol.
In other words, the people charged with protecting our borders have been instructed to use run-and-hide tactics when dealing with criminal invaders who physically assault them, and to just let drug smugglers go on their merry way. Our agents are not even allowed to draw their guns while being passed by the smugglers' vehicles. Read the full story.