How the GOP got to ‘replacement theory’ and ‘Anglo-Saxon traditions’

May 6, 2021 ☼ replacementtrumpgop

Source: The Washington Post - Link

That, though, began to shift gradually as the Trump administration wore on. Today, some elements of the conservative movement are going far beyond warning about a potential path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants and instead arguing that immigrants and refugees present a more imminent threat — not necessarily to society, but electorally.

There is a noticeable demographic shift. However, “replacement” implies that this is engineered. It is not. Nor is it unhealthy for the country. It will continue to live by its Constitution, unless Republicans can find other ways to undermine it. They will lose in the long run.