Perhaps one benefit of the Trump Phenomenon is that conservatives feel more free to criticize multiculturalism and its supposed advantages. The Democrats and the mainstream team up to put pressure on Americans to be politically correct, but Trump and his team are setting a new tone of truth-telling.
From history buff and former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich comes a proposed litmus test for immigrants of Muslim background.
“Let me start where I am coming from and let me be as blunt and direct as I can be — western civilization is in a war. We should frankly test every person here who is of a Muslim background, and if they believe in Sharia, they should be deported…
The acknowledgement of civilization-wide struggle is long overdue from any public servant, former or current. And yet, Democrats continue to act as if terrorism is the only drawback of multiculturalism and that legal immigration is simply a matter of “vetting.” Even the most peaceful new-comers must compete against the native-born for jobs, even though Congress doesn’t understand that.