Tucker Carlson defends his attack on American diversity by citing "E Pluribus Unum"

Tucker Carlson defends his attack on American diversity by citing "E Pluribus Unum"

Carlson ignores the thousands and thousands of people who spoke out about why he was wrong

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From the September 10 edition of Fox News' Tucker Carlson Tonight:

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TUCKER CARLSON (HOST): "Out of many, one," a country in which our differences mean less than our common identity as Americans. For centuries, this was the source of our national strength. Then, a few decades ago, that changed. With no vote or even an acknowledgement, our elites jettisoned the old motto and adopted a new one: "Diversity is our strength."

The new slogan seemed to have the opposite meaning from the ones the founders wrote. Our differences, they begin telling us, are now the single most important thing about us. The less alike we are, the better.

Now, it's possible that is true, that disunity somehow makes us stronger. What's striking is that nobody has ever bothered to explain exactly how.

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Well, though it seemed like obvious questions to us, and long-overdue questions, but rather than answer us, the left called us names and tried to shut us up. "You're racist," they screamed, as if that were a response, rather than a tactic.

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