dburtsev (dburtsev) wrote,

Самоубийство республиканской партии

At the Cold War's end, the GOP reached a fork in the road. The determination of Middle Americans to preserve the country they grew up in, suddenly collided with the profit motive of Corporate America...
While manufacturing sought to move production abroad, hotels, motels, bars, restaurants, farms and construction companies that could not move abroad also wanted to replace their expensive American workers.
Thanks to the Republican Party, Corporate America got it all...
What was wildly wonderful for Corporate America was hell on Middle America. But the Republican Party had made its choice. It had sold its soul to the multinationals. And as it went along with NAFTA, GATT, fast track and mass immigration, to appease Corporate America, it lost Middle America.
The party went with the folks who paid for their campaigns, only to lose the folks who had given them their landslides...
Perhaps 85 percent of all immigrants, legal and illegal, more than a million a year now, are people of color. And while over 70 percent of Hispanics and Asians voted Democratic for Obama, among voters of African descent, the Obama vote was well above 90 percent...
If Bush I had built that border fence back in 1992 and declared a moratorium on legal immigration that fall, as many implored him to do, the party of the Bushes would not be facing its demise well before midcentury.

Корпоративная Америка хотела вынести производство в более дешёвые места за пределами США. Внутри США корпорации хотели заменить дорогих белых американских работников более дешёвыми цветными. У Республиканской партии был выбор - помогать голосовавшим за неё былым американцам или помогать корпорациям, которые спонсировали её избирательную компанию. Республиканцы выбрали корпорации. Многочисленные мигранты, в основном, голосуют за демократов. Если бы Буш старший построил стену на границе с Мексикой и ввёл мораторий на легальную миграцию, как многие просили его сделать...
Tags: Бьюкенен, США, белые, миграция

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