“The story is a tragedy, an irreparable loss for Tibbetts’s family and community. It’s an illustration of the many inequities in the way American media outlets cover missing persons. And now, thanks to President Trump, it’s become a political hot button — even though that’s not what some of Tibbetts’s family wants.” Vox: A young woman disappeared in Iowa. Here’s why politicians got involved. The White House tweeted a suggestion that this case justifies the child separation policy: “The Tibbetts family has been permanently separated.” (If normal day to day politics makes you throw up a little in your mouth, this will make you projectile vomit.)