‘Should We Be Able To Vote In Mexico?’ — Tucker Takes On Supporter Of Illegal Immigrants Voting In U.S.

Justin Caruso | Senior Media Reporter

Fox News’ Tucker Carlson took on magazine publisher Cathy Areu Thursday on the issue of illegal immigrants voting.

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The Daily Caller co-founder asked, “If foreigners should be allowed to vote in our elections, why shouldn’t residents of Mississippi be allowed to vote in California elections?”

“Exactly we should! I mean, the United States is the United States,” Areu said. “So, yeah, if I’m a Floridian and I’m visiting New York so, why can’t I vote in new York? Absolutely. I think we should be able to vote wherever we happen to be, yeah.”

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Carlson asked, “Should we be able to vote in Mexico?”

“Well, if we are contributing to their society and living there for years and perhaps if there’s a law that allows us to, absolutely,” she responded. “But the American way was established with people voting in the 1700s that were undocumented, so we actually were created as a nation of people that were undocumented and voting.”

“Oh yeah, it was, a nation of illegals for sure…”

“Undocumented,” she said.

“Yeah, illegal undocumented, that’s kind of a hybrid of the two,” Carlson responded. “But their constitution says that foreigners are not allowed to participate in any way in their politics. Isn’t that racist?”

“Well, I mean, but, America is not racist,” she responded. “That’s what makes America so beautiful. America is a melting pot so that would only make sense that we would allow people who are contributing to our society to vote. So that would make sense.”

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