“Will most people reallocate their time and energy away from reading the news and toward studying Bayes’ Theorem?”
You see, if they did, they wouldn’t be afraid of Muslim terrorists, because we all know how crazy that would be. Rubio 2016!
In reality, if we really wanted to “live by statistics,” we’d admit that seeking to create ethnic diversity where it doesn’t exist is a really bad idea. History may not have laws, but if it does, “ethnicities don’t mix well” would certainly be up there.
There may a couple examples of successful multicultural societies, but for every one or two such examples, there are hundreds of examples of multicultural chaos. There are Wikipedia pages for Ethnic Conflict and Ethnic Hatred, but there aren’t ones for ethnic harmony or wishful-thinking-douchebaggery.
Runner-up for retardation goes to the WSJ:
“Some will use this threat as an argument against immigration, but that would punish everyone for the sins of a few. The “homegrown” radical threat is really an argument for vigilance, especially within communities prone to producing terrorists.”
We’d “all” be punished because we’d presumable lose out on all those contributions to progress that have come from Chechnans, like . . . organized crime(?). And disorganized crime. When in doubt, we need more immigration from “communities prone to producing terrorists.”
What could go wrong?
Here’s some background on how they became citizens.