Even the nativist gangs were led already by a couple of Irish Catholics.
FAIR was dubbed a “nativist hate group” by the Southern Poverty Law Center several years ago.
And by nativist I mean people who are in essence afraid of the world.
The attacks were personal, sometimes sarcastic, sometimes even verging on nativist (who knew Democrats hated Switzerland so much).
With mass immigration halted, the nativist panic of the early 20th Century eased.
He was actually soft as mush, straining to mollify Hispanics without roiling his own nativist base.