“Tom Brokaw was pilloried for urging immigrants to do a better job of assimilating. But he was right, and the success of the Jewish community is proof of it”

JNS
Assimilation and the American Jewish immigrant experience
by Jonathan S. Tobin
February 1, 2019

…While he implied that hostile attitudes towards immigration were rooted in racism, he [Tom Brokaw] also said the following: “I also happen to believe that the Hispanics should work harder at assimilation. That’s one of the things I’ve been saying for a long time…”For saying this, Brokaw—a liberal icon and darling of the mainstream media for decades—was called a “white supremacist” by the left-wing Latino Victory political action group. Democratic presidential candidate in the 2020 elections Joaquin Castro accused him of “xenophobia.” READ MORE

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