Language, Politics

Ah-nold is on the board of U.S. English:

While media reports in recent days have focused on Schwarzenegger’s support for Proposition 187, the controversial 1994 referendum that denied government benefits to illegal aliens, virtually nothing has been said about the multi-millionaire actor’s 15-year association with U.S. English, an organization that seeks to establish English as the official language of the United States and also has ties to right-wing nationalist movements …

Why is it that immigrants often the most anti-immigrant?

(Thanks to Maggie Ronkin on the LINGANTH list for the link.)

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UPDATE: Excellent post on the topic over at Body and Soul.

UPDATE: Nathan Newman has picked up the story.