Tucker Carlson links immigration to infertility in American men
Carlson claims immigration leads to wage declines and the reduction in "the attractiveness of men as potential spouses thus reducing fertility and especially marriage rates"
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From the March 14 edition of Fox News' Tucker Carlson Tonight:
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TUCKER CARLSON (HOST): Three of the five fastest growing professions are dominated by women. The jobs that remain for men tend to pay less than the once disappeared. This is especially true for working-class men who unlike their female counterparts have seen their real wages fall over the time. Part of the reason for that is mass immigration. More than a million new immigrants enter this country every year legally. A large but unknown number, illegally. Most of them are low skilled, all of them are looking for work. These new arrivals compete primarily with the very Americans most likely to have lost their jobs and the effect is lower wages.
One well-regarded study released last year found that when men’s wages fell relative to women’s, families didn’t form. According to the authors, a falling male wage reduced quote, “the attractiveness of men as potential spouses thus reducing fertility and especially marriage rates.