After right-wing talk-radio host insulted CNN host Don Lemon not once, but twice, Republican Rick Wilson sat aghast. When Lemon allowed
"I go back to this again, I'm curious that John doesn't have any objection to Norwegian workers coming here to take high skilled high paying jobs," Wilson said. "With a mysterous demographic characteristic I can't put my finger on. But, you know, it goes back to a broader question, America is not a Volk, we are not a race of people. We are a proposition, we are an idea. We are a Constitution and a set of laws and principles and objectives that when you come here, if you buy into that system and play by the rules in that system, you are part of it. It is the American system, we are not based on a single demographic mix, and no matter what your flimsy economic excuses are about it."
He went on to say that there have been many changes in the economy, but that the "jobs being lost to automation" vastly outnumber the jobs being lost to immigration. "By orders of magnitude."
"It really comes down to that point where, if you believe in this country and the proposition of this country, then you're color-blind to where people are coming from, if they come to this country, follow the law, play by the rules and enter the society to work hard and raise their families and embrace the American dream," Wilson continued. "These are things that I know cause problems for people, like John, and for Donald Trump. And I know that they're looking for many ways as many ways as they can tonight to excuse and why he says this thing. you know, about shIthole countries. It's inexcusable. Indefensible."
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