Ann Coulter credits Peter Brimelow’s famous essay published in National Review in 1992 with delivering the blinding revelation that opened her eyes to the social and political crisis precipitated by the Establishment’s immigration policies since 1965. Having been rudely knocked off her horse, Miss Coulter has been hurling thunderbolts of her own all the way to Damascus (and back again). Her book is actually a tornado, a cyclone, a typhoon, a tsunami, and a 10.0 earthquake merged into one apocalyptic megastorm.
At the insistence of Sen. Edward Kennedy, the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1965 encouraged virtually unlimited immigration from the Third World, while reducing the number of immigrants from Northern and Western Europe to something less than a trickle. According to Miss Coulter, the United States today accepts
more [immigrants] from India than from Canada and Great Britain combined. We take more immigrants from India than from Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Sweden, Switzerland, Spain, and the Czech Republic put together.
As the author of a book on immigration myself, I suspect ¡Adios, America! has a chance to be the most politically galvanizing work on the subject published in the last 30 years—assuming it isn’t cold-shouldered to death by the media,...