There is a big difference between yearning to be free and yearning to be more regulated; freedom and regulations sit on opposite ends of a seesaw.
The one-sided assault on Trump and the Republicans continues to build. Among the many assymetries are the claims the Russians materially influenced the election in favor of Trump, and how dastardly is such interference in another nation’s affairs. However our Lefties raise nary an eyebrow with the years-long interference by Mexico in our internal affairs. This enterprise is now picking up to a fever pitch with the Mexican government filing suit in our courts against the administration, with their 2018 presidential candidate on a US tour denigrating our president, and with thinly disguised and wealthy Mexican funded, pro-Reconquista organizations MALDEF and La Raza doing everything they can to roil the Hispanics - legals and illegals - living here. (samples here and here)
[update] Here's more perspective on our idiotic immigration and illegal aliens policy from Ann Coulter who reminds of what happened in days gone by which has been conveniently forgotten by the Left.