Obama “Hopeful” Immigration Will Drown Conservatism. President Barack Obama told told Vox editor Ezra Klein last September that:
The spread of vibrant social diversity is constricting the GOP’s ability to champion conservative causes, such as smaller government and independent families.
Over the long term, I’m pretty optimistic, and the reason is because this country just becomes more and more of a hodgepodge of folks.
This flies in the face of numerous academic study and ample anecdotal evidence that increased diversity lowers social trust, leading to higher security costs and lower social cohesion. Hey, how’s the trend towards greater diversity working out for Brussels?