Mr Card says the “worst-case scenario” is that immigration has cut the wages of high-school dropouts by about 5% over 20 years, which, compared with the effect of technology and other trends, is not much.
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Here is the rub. Trump supporters are likely to be or know one of these people based on their demographics. With that 1:20 shot, they say, “I have evidence!” Allegorical evidence…not proof…but enough to keep them ranting & believing as their leader rings the old bells of protectionism and racism.

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