Trump test for immigrants: Do you share America’s liberal values?

Trump test for immigrants: Do you share America’s liberal values?
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[Ed. – With a morally mature American citizenry, this might have a chance.  Hint, hint.]

A newsy bit from today’s foreign policy speech. I like the idea a lot in principle. I wonder how easy it’d be to enforce.

“As he laid out in his Orlando remarks, Mr. Trump will describe the need to temporarily suspend visa issuances to geographic regions with a history of exporting terrorism and where adequate checks and background vetting cannot occur,” Miller said.

Trump is also expected to propose creating a new, ideological test for admission to the country that would assess a candidate’s stances on issues like religious freedom, gender equality and gay rights. …

Once the word is out overseas that you need to at least pretend to believe in tolerance and pluralism to enter the United States, would-be immigrants will wise up and make sure that they (and any acquaintances who might be interviewed about their application) pretend to believe. It’s the same problem at bottom that Trump’s Muslim ban had. …

Explain to me, though, how, say, the questions about “gay rights” are going to go. What’s the criteria for exclusion?

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