We’ve often noted that Republican Plutocrats (I know, I know: the Department of Redundancy department says that “Republican Plutocrats” is redundant) quietly hire undocumented immigrants because there are some back-breaking and dangerous jobs that Americans will not take, and said plutocrats like hiring these undocumented people because they are easy to exploit and get rid of when they inevitably are injured on the job.
Possum Hollar blames the immigrant instead of the employer, but you know: white people!
Buzzfeed News tells us…
“Trump often says his resorts have no choice but to hire foreign guest workers — there just aren’t any Americans to take the jobs. But government records show nearly 60 US residents applied for those jobs, and only one was hired…Instead of giving jobs to local workers, the Trump properties applied for permission to bring in more than 375 low-wage workers from abroad on short-term visas. All of the requests were approved by the Department of Labor, the records, obtained under the Freedom of Information Act, show.”
Doesn’t sound very MAGA to me!
Buzzfeed shows us some tricks-of-the-trade that Trump Org. uses to discourage locals from applying for the low-paying jobs:
“Regulators have frequently caught employers discriminating against American applicants, forcing them to pass grueling physical or academic tests that foreign workers do not have to take, advertising for jobs in newspapers hundreds or thousands of miles from the worksite in order to reduce the chance that anyone will apply, and posting stiffer educational and experience requirements than the job actually requires.
“The Trump properties’ US job postings required three or six months’ prior relevant work experience, as well as that the candidate have “no visible tattoos or piercings.” Applicants, who are asked to commit to temporary jobs months in advance, are also asked to “be available to work split-shifts, nights, weekends & holidays” for shifts that could start as early as 7 a.m. or as late as 11 p.m., “7 days per week.”
“Such restrictions can serve as a disincentive to US job seekers, discouraging them from ever applying in the first place, particularly at a time when unemployment rates in Palm Beach County, Florida, where Mar-a-Lago is located, have dipped below 4%.”
So it seems that Hair Füror has a pattern of preferring to import the swarthy masses to make the beds and cook the dinners for his pocket Nazie Stephan Miller, instead of hiring the finest bubbas from Possum Hollar.
I wonder how Possum Hollar would feel if they learned that their hero is holding them back from the good life at Merde-a-Lardo that they so richly deserve?
As a reminder, Tengrain’s Definition of Hypocrisy: Hypocrisy is not about failing to live up to your standards. Hypocrisy is teaching/preaching something you clearly don’t actually believe as demonstrated by your actions.