Addressing the Knights of Columbus in 1915, Theodore Roosevelt warned, “The one absolutely certain way of bringing this nation to ruin, of preventing all possibility of its continuing to be a nation at all, would be to permit it to become a tangle of squabbling nationalities.”
In every way possible, Americans have said they do not want to take this risk with their country. Why, then, are our elites taking it?
It remains to be seen what will come of this. Arguments of this sort were raged over immigration from Ireland and Italy too. We lived.