“ Controlling your borders and preventing illegal immigration is a sensible policy which is the norm almost everywhere in the world.”
The Regressive Left want to hold their own countries to a higher standard than everyone else, because they feel frustrated and ‘unrecognized,’ and think they deserve more success than they have been allocated (or indeed than any dispassionate third person observer would say they do deserve!)
That’s how ideology starts…
‘The Tyranny of Frustrated Expectations,’ to coin a phrase.
And what a tyranny it is!
Sometimes, it is not even figurative.