Speaking on Fox and Friends Monday morning, a former border patrol agent defended the use of tear gas by federal authorities against violent migrants at the border, arguing that the substance was edible.
“To clarify, the type of deterrent being used is OC pepper spray,” Former border agent Ronald Colburn said. “Literally, water, pepper with a small amount of alcohol for evaporation purposes.”
“It’s natural,” Colburn continued. “You could actually put it on your nachos and eat it. It’s a good way of deterring people without long-term harm.”
Trending: 3/4 Voter Majority DID NOT Want Dixie Classic Fair Name Change, Full City Council Meeting Monday Night
Watch the full exchange here:
take our poll - story continues below
Have a hot tip for First In Freedom Daily?
Got a hot news tip for us? Photos or video of a breaking story? Send your tips, photos and videos to email@example.com. All hot tips are immediately forwarded to FIFD Staff.
Have something to say? Send your own guest column or original reporting to firstname.lastname@example.org.