This isn’t specific to Trump. The post of [University of California, Irvine Professor] Michael Tesler wrote on Tuesday about how whiteness and Americanness often overlap in Americans’ perceptions. About a quarter of Republicans told pollsters working for PRRI that being of Western European heritage was essential to being American. Another 63 percent said that being born in America was.

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