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So Who is an Ideal Immigrant in the World of Tucker Carlsons?

Fox News Host, Tucker Carlson redefines American values and dreams yesterday when he said that Congresswoman Ilhan Omar is an example of why the current American immgration system is dangerous. He aimed at drawing out the point that Omar is “racist” and “hates America”, but the way it came out is in of itself racist because for years the anti immigrants rhetorics have been that ‘immigrants are criminals’. 

To maintain a position that someone -who came to the United States at  a younger age as a refugee; rose to a height despite all the odds, and has now dedicated her life to American public service- isn’t a model immigrant really begs questions.  Would Omar be an ideal immigrant if she was scrubbing floor in a restaurant? Would she be if she was a nanny to Carlson’s children? Would Carlson maintain this position if Omar is Caucasian?


“Probably no person in this country has benefited more from American generosity than Ilhan Omar. Instead of being grateful, though, she’s bitter. She hates this country. It says a lot about our current immigration system,”  
Tucker Carlson, Fox News Columnist

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