From the October 29 edition of Fox News' Fox & Friends:
BRIAN KILMEADE (CO-HOST): You wrote a column that floored me about Europe bowing to Sharia, and they're basically have to get permission to have free speech. What are you talking about?
ANDREW MCCARTHY (FOX NEWS CONTRIBUTOR): Well, they don't have free speech in Europe, you know, Brian. They don't have a First Amendment, they've never had it. It's always been easier in Europe to regulate speech. But, what they've now done is adopted Sharia blasphemy standards. So you had a woman in Austria who tried to talk about some tenets of Islamic history and Islamic law, including the fact that Mohammed married a very young girl, and that's, you know, sacred scripture attests to that. And even though it's true, she was told that she couldn't speak about it because it might foment religious hatred and discord. So, basically, you don't have free speech in Europe. What you have is whatever speech the government decides they will indulge provided that it doesn't cause, you know, discord and unrest.
KILMEADE: Where's it trending? Where's it trending? Towards more openness or more closedness?
MCCARTHY: No, it's trending toward, not only more closedness, but this is the Muslim Brotherhood plan, it always has been. You set up enclaves in the West. You demand of the host country that they allow you to run your affairs according to Sharia, and, over time, you push the society to adopt Sharia standards. It's exactly what they've been doing. I feel like I'm a broken record, I've been saying this for 10 years. But it is what it is.
RACHEL CAMPOS-DUFFY (FOX NEWS CONTRIBUTOR): We need these workers. We need these workers -- we need these kids to become the future workers to pay for the entitlement programs for the baby boomers who are retiring. They're also living so much longer, the baby boomers. So, we need these workers, and we have to replace them, and so this is one of the suggestions. I think it's a great one. I also think there's more that could be done in the tax code to, you know, promote family formation, which is really necessary.
Ainsley, you know, in Europe, they have even lower, much more -- many more problems, because their birth rate is even lower than ours. And what they have done is, they're importing workers through immigration programs, which is fine but it comes with its own costs. There's the cost of assimilation. You had Andrew McCarthy on earlier talking about, you know, they're having to grapple with Sharia law, and all the cultural problems that happen when you import big numbers of people from a different --
AINSLEY EARHARDT (CO-HOST): So it's more about population because, if you don't have the kids, eventually, there aren't going to be enough workers in the country.