Flood Waters Destroy Trump's Border Wall
What may come as devastating news for those who were in support of a wall that divides North America and creates a barrier in the face of Latin America is good news for those who opposed Trump's ‘project.'
The monsoon floods damaged several gates of the US-Mexico border wall—one of Trump's most infamous electoral promises.
Laiken Jordahl, wilderness steward, shared photos on his Twitter account showing a section of Trump's border wall being heavily damaged by the monsoon floods in the area. The photo was taken by Kate Scott, a wildlife photographer, and it showed several gates of the wall on their hinges, leaving them in a state of disrepair.
Trump's brand new $15 billion #BorderWall is being ripped apart by monsoon floods.— Laiken Jordahl (@LaikenJordahl) August 20, 2021
This is what happens when @DHSgov waives all environmental laws & ignores basic science to put up a political prop.
Photo taken near the San Bernardino Natl. Wildlife Refuge by @madreanwildlife. pic.twitter.com/dKF4M3XTU9
A US Customs and Border Protection spokesman confirmed the damages shown in the photo, stating that the reason behind the damages is that historic floods took the area by storm as heavy rains swamped drought-stricken Douglas, Arizona. It is reported that the United States Border Patrol is working to assess the damages that affected Trump's dream, which is apparently collapsing only seven months after he left office.
Several media outlets had warned about the wall's vulnerability to flash floods and how it could also be the reason behind floods in certain regions, such as Texas.
The damages pictured above have caused outrage among Americans who long opposed the project, prompting them to call it a ‘failure’ and ‘waste of taxpayers' money.’
Trump's wall distracted many people from the disasters and losses the floods caused, as they celebrated nature's triumph over the failed, collapsed electoral promise.