President Obama declared America was getting “browner” and that such a thing was unavoidable in an NPR interview released Monday.
Obama said, “With respect to how we deal with each other, the demographics of the country are going to change. It’s inevitable.”
“The Latino community in America is going to grow,” he said, adding, “If you stopped all immigration today, just by virtue of birth rates, this is going to be a browner country.”
Obama said this in response to a question about this year being “agonizing” politically, and whether that has actually “been good for the country because we are confronting issues of race and identity and the way the economy is structured, issues that have been with us for a long time.”
Obama also discussed Democratic losses to Republicans downticket in the interview, and how he feels responsible for those results. (RELATED: Obama Takes Blame For Massive Wave Of Dem Election Defeats)