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Jared Kushner is a Know Nothing - not just because he has failed on so many fronts

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Trump’s son-in-law wants a miniature Republican platform. It is a move with strong parallels – but not to the party of Lincoln.

In 1855, he wrote that if the movement ever won power it would rewrite the Declaration of Independence: “When the Know-Nothings get control, it will read ‘all men are created equal, except negroes, and foreigners, and Catholics.’ When it comes to this I should prefer emigrating to some country where they make no pretense of loving liberty – to Russia, for instance, where despotism can be taken pure, and without the base alloy of hypocrisy.”

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