MICHAEL KNOWLES (HOST): This is a terrible idea. Terrible idea. What the hell are we conserving? We can't even conserve the language that we all speak, the most basic aspect of our political culture. That's the most basic aspect. We are a self-government. We're a republic. The way a republic governs itself is by speaking to one another and by debating and persuading one another. Almost nothing unifies us in the United States. We, in the early days, were broadly unified by race, broadly unified by religion, broadly unified by the experience of the revolution, broadly unified even by bonds of family. I mean, the fact that the pilgrims, when they came over, there were so few of them, and many of them died in that first winter. If you trace back people who are of the lineage of the Mayflower, usually they'll have not one Mayflower ancestor but many because they all married each other. And so everybody was kind of a cousin with one another. Well, that's gone. That's gone. That's that's been falling away for a very long time in American history. And you've also had mass migration which has complicated this.
So, okay, you no longer are unified by family, by race. In recent decades, you're no longer unified by religion. You've had huge waves of non-Christian migrants and Christianity among the native population has declined as well, so you're not unified by that. People are not unified even by the national symbol anymore, the American flag. Half the country protests the American flag. So, the most basic thing you can be unified by is the language that you speak. Well, we can't even speak to each other anymore.
And it's not the Democrats. The Democrats aren't issuing a Spanish State of the Union. They're not going to have some Spanish official go up and here's the Spanish version of Biden's speech. No, it's us. It's the Republicans. It's so pathetic. For what? For what? To pander to people who will be -- they can turn on SAP, okay? They can read the speech if they want in Spanish. You could dub it over whatever Sarah Sanders has to say. But no, we're the ones doing -- we're going to out-woke the woke. We're so clever. Oh, Democrats, they're the real anti-immigration advocates. Democrats are the real Hispanic-phobes. Give me a break. It's so pathetic. So, so pathetic.