Tucker Carlson: Calling undocumented immigrants “American” is like telling your children “I hate you”

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Citation From the February 20, 2020 edition of Fox News' Tucker Carlson Tonight

KRIS KOBACH: It is really disturbing, Tucker, and it also echoes the New Way Forward bill, which you have very, laid out very clearly for viewers to see. Because the New Way Forward bill says that aliens have a, quote, right to come home, criminal aliens have a right to come home. Home. And so if they're as American as we are and they have a right to come home, this is a disturbing view of what they think it is to be an American. They think that America is just a place on a map and if you stand on American soil ever so briefly, suddenly you're an American. But of course that's contrary to centuries of American history. They reject assimilation, they reject an American creed that all immigrants come to adopt. And they want to break that down because the parts of the American creed, things like capitalism and the rule of law, are things that the Democrats no longer accept. So I found it really really shocking how they have adopted this mantra that illegal aliens are as American as we are. 

TUCKER CARLSON (HOST): Well, it sends a pretty clear message. If I said to my children, you know, the kid down the street, the one who's always breaking into houses and never goes to school and gives us the finger when we drive to church, he's every bit as much my child as you are. In fact, maybe even a little more. The message to the kids would be clear, I hate you. Wouldn't it be?