Mark Steyn, a right wing political writer who hails from Canada, appeared on “Tucker Carlson Tonight” to put forth the idea that white supremacists who are in the U.S. legally have more standing than any undocumented migrant, despite what the undocumented person may have contributed to the country.
Steyn brought up Chris Cuomo’s assertion that white supremacists in America were the real problem and not hard-working undocumented immigrants.
As Media Matters reports, Steyn disagrees vehemently with this.
“I mean, for the purposes of argument, let’s just say he’s right. It’s irrelevant. The white supremacists are American citizens,” he said. “The illegal immigrants are people who shouldn’t be here. And every — the organizing principle of nation states is that they organize on behalf of their citizens, whether their citizens are cheerleaders, or white supremacists, or whatever. You’re stuck with them.”
Steyn suggested that much could be read into Nancy Pelosi and Chris Cuomo’s desire to bring in new citizens rather deal with the complaints of current U.S. citizens, however bigoted. “The Democrats are getting very close to saying that foreigners are God’s apology for Americans,” he said.
After Carlson voiced his agreement with his guest’s assessment, Steyn remarked that Nancy Pelosi had insisted that Americans should thank the parents of “Dreamers” and then went on to spread dread about the changing racial makeup of the United States.
“In Arizona, a majority of the grade school children now are Hispanic,” he said. “That means Arizona’s future is as an Hispanic society. That means, in effect, the border has moved north, and the cultural transformation outweighs any economic benefits that that lady was talking about.”
Carlson expressed his sympathy for the U.S. citizens that had to deal with the increase in Latinos. “It’s at the very least bewildering for people who grew up here, and that’s real,” said the Fox News host.
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