Ann Coulter Compares Hurricane to Undocumented Migrants, Says 'At Least Dorian Patiently Waits Outside Our Border'

As the slow-moving Hurricane Dorian continued to pound the Bahamas on Monday afternoon, Conservative commentator Ann Coulter compared the Category 4 storm to undocumented migrants seeking to enter the U.S.

Hurricane Dorian made three separate landfalls on the Bahamas as a Category 5 storm, before it was downgraded to a Category 4. Dorian, the strongest storm on the planet this year, is very slowly moving westward and is projected to come dangerously close to the east coast of Florida on Monday evening.

"At least Dorian patiently waits outside our border before crashing ashore, more than can be said for your average illegal," Coulter tweeted on Monday afternoon.

In a later tweet, Coulter added: "At one mile an hour, at least you could outrun Hurricane Dorian. What's it's going to do? 'Wait up!'"

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Some cities along the U.S. coast have already ordered evacuations. Florida, Georgia, South Carolina and North Carolina remain on high alert as cities along the hurricane's path prepare for impact. Earlier today, Legoland Florida announced it will be closed on Tuesday in anticipation of the storm. "Our thoughts and prayers are with those impacted by Hurricane Dorian. The safety of our employees and guests is our number one priority," the company said.

Coulter, who was once a loyal supporter of Donald Trump, has became of of the president's harshest critics in recent months over his failure to deliver his 2016 campaign promise of a wall on the southern U.S.-Mexico border.

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The conservative commentator — who penned the 2016 book In Trump We Trust in support of the president — even suggested in an op-ed, posted to her website in February, that Democrats should impeach Trump for his inability to fulfil his signature border wall campaign promise.

Coulter admitted on HBO's Real Time with Bill Maher in January that she was "a very stupid girl" to have trusted in Trump. "It's crazy that I expect a president to keep the promise he made every day for 18 months," she said.

In April, Coulter argued that a Democratic president would do a better job at deterring illegal border crossings than Trump during a PBS interview. "More illegal aliens pouring in than they would be under President Hillary Clinton, definitely under President Bill Clinton. We know, if you can go back to that time," Coulter said. "Definitely under Obama. There were surges under Obama but Obama knew, 'Uh oh, I better do something about this.'"

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File photo: Ann Coulter speaks onstage during The Comedy Central Roast of Rob Lowe held at Sony Studios on August 27, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. Coulter on Monday compared Hurricane Dorian to undocumented immigrants. Michael Tran/Getty
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