The lies unmasked by Trump’s latest rage-filled tirade

Tony Abbott is not an original thinker

Indeed, it has become undeniable that Trump’s overriding goal on immigration is to reduce the number of immigrants in the US to the greatest degree possible.

As Eric Levitz notes on, Trump moved to end Temporary Protected Status for various groups with no credible rationale for doing so and even though US diplomats have warned that it is dangerously bad policy. And as Trump’s “shithole countries” comment confirmed, his main driving impulse on immigration is white nationalism – rolling back the current racial and ethnic mix of the country at all costs – and that this is shaping policy.

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