Republicans and Democrats are more polarised on immigration than parties in the UK or Australia

This is something I wrote up a while ago but did not get the chance to post here until now.

Queensland Senator Fraser Anning’s widely condemned call for a “final solution” to the Australia’s “immigration problem” the other month should not be viewed in isolation. While his rhetoric was stronger than what we’re used to hearing from mainstream politicians, his message that immigration is a problem is reflective of the views of almost one quarter of voters in Australia who have strong nativist views, similar to those found in the United States and United Kingdom…

Read more on the Washington Post Monkey Cage blog, and the USSC website.


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