Quotation by John Dos Passos

The people of this country are too tolerant. There's no other country in the world where they'd allow it... After all we built up this country and then we allow a lot of foreigners, the scum of Europe, the offscourings of Polish ghettos to come and run it for us.
John Dos Passos (1896–1970), U.S. novelist, poet, playwright, painter. Mr. Wilkinson in Manhattan Transfer, Houghton Mifflin Company (1925 and 1953).

In reference to U.S. immigration policy.
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