[Ed. – It’s not that Republicans never misspeak themselves. But this divisive, inverted-sanctimony stuff, which would be called “racist” if a Republican said it, is what Republicans not only don’t say but aren’t even thinking.]
A New Jersey Democrat told constituents that illegal immigrants are necessary to do jobs that Americans are not willing to take (like “mowing our beautiful lawns”) during an appearance at a coffee shop in his district. Rep. Tom Malinowski (D.) made the remarks Tuesday at a “Coffee With Your Congressman” event, according to the Washington Examiner.
“Because the reason this happens is there are a lot of jobs in our community that like it or not, for better or worse, Americans are not willing to take,” Malinowski told the crowd. Who do you think is taking care of our seniors? Fifty percent of the elder care workers in the state of New Jersey are immigrants, most of them legal, most of them documented.”
“Who do you think is mowing our beautiful lawns in Sommerset County? …”