Mark Zuckerberg loves walls.
His entire Facebook platform is built around users writing on virtual "walls." And now he is building a physical wall around his $100 million, 700-acre Hawaii property that has many wishing to give him a giant thumbs down.
Construction has already begun on the 6-foot stone wall that is lining the billionaire's dream getaway and his neighbors are quite upset that it's blocking views enjoyed for generations and stifling the sea breeze. (Click here to see two photos of a portion of the wall and its continued construction.)
It's rather ironic that the Facebook founder is so fond of walls. Earlier this year, he took a swipe at Donald Trump for suggesting a wall to keep out illegal intruders on America's southern border:
“As I look around the world, I’m starting to see people and nations turning inward, against the idea of a connected world and a global community. I hear fearful voices calling for building walls and distancing people they label as ‘others…'
"Instead of building walls we can help build bridges. Instead of dividing people we can connect people."
It's a hypocrisy noted by Bill Whittle well before Trump ever made the suggestion. In one of his Firewall videos from 2014, Whittle targeted Zuckerberg directly, chiding his support of amnesty and open borders. The words Whittle spoke then are quite timely now:
"Where do you live, Mark Zuckerberg?
"Like America, you’re rich. I don’t have a problem with that: you earned your 30 billion dollars and the very nice house that you live in. But I want to know where you live – not just generally. I want the exact address. Because I want to put up flyers all around your neighborhood – and on the internet, so it can go all around the world – telling people that you don’t believe in borders, walls, locked doors or property rights. I want every homeless person in America – in fact, everyone in greater need than you – to know that they can come to your home, walk in the front door, hit the refrigerator and sit on the couch and watch your amazing home theater.
"Because I suspect that if people were to do to your home and property what you advocate is already happening to the non-billionaires living on our southern border – you know, armed bands of people breaking into their houses, destroying their property, murdering them and their families and leaving the odd dead body in their back yards – I don’t think you or any of your rich liberal friends would live up to your principles of no borders, no walls, no lines, no security, and no such thing as an illegal person."
As Whittle notes, Zuckerberg is a "limousine leftist," a "hypocrite" who lives by a private code that is much different from his public persona: Walls for me, but not for thee.