Meet the New Bigoted Redneck, Same as the Old Bigoted Redneck
Time marches on, but people's paranoia and prejudices remain the same.
In 1939, during some of the worst Nazi atrocities, Americans were asked:
Should the US government permit 10,000 mostly Jewish refugee children to come in from Germany?
More than 60% responded No.
Haven't made much progress, have we?
Or we could take the glass-is-half-full approach: the human race isn't devolving or deteriorating. We've always been this fucked up.