If you know even the tiniest bit of history….

When the Irish arrived on the shores of our east coast in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, they were treated with precisely the same sort of contempt as those arriving at our southern border today. Lazy, disease-ridden, unintelligible, good-for-nothings who refused to integrate into larger American society and who were going to destroy everything that supposedly made America. All the predictions made about the Irish were wrong in precisely the same ways the current predictions were wrong. All of them.

Source: Luck Of The Irish: Paul Ryan Pushes For Influx Of Irish Visas In Nod To Ancestry – Talking Points Memo

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