It is hard to imagine that Donald Trump will win the GOP nomination and be elected President of the United States, but Michael Kazin, the Georgetown University historian, wants to give it a shot.
Kazin reminds us of what happened to the Republican Party in the wake of its last attempt to restrict immigration--the Johnson Reed Act, also known as the 1924 Immigration Act. From 1930 to 1960 the number of people migrating to the United States was reduced by more than 75%. Sadly, the decision to reduce the number of immigrants was based almost entirely on race--an attempt to preserve Anglo-Saxon culture in America.
So what happened to the GOP after the Johnson-Reed Act? Here is a taste of Kazin's piece at Politico: