“.. in a democracy, leaders who dismiss and denigrate widespread concerns soon find themselves ex-leaders. Everywhere in the Western world there is a fast-growing constituency for new kinds of immigration and refugee policies. If anything is shameful, it is the shabby, thoughtless, and arrogant elite consensus that has to date denied that constituency a responsible political leadership. But that too is changing, yielding to heavy evidence and hard experience.”—David Frum, “America’s Immigration Challenge” (Dec 11, 2015)
The only cliche in this article by fellow Canadian David Frum is “challenge” in the title. An excellent expose indeed.