Translated into English by Norman Shapiro, a Harvard faculty member, it was roundly condemned at the time as racist, hateful, etc., when it was published here in 1975 by Charles Scribner’s Sons.
The book’s plot is very straight forward. It’s a nightmarish account of the Western world (Europe and the United States) being overrun by a tidal wave of third world immigrants.
The political and cultural Left in the book insist that it be allowed on humanitarian grounds, with particular emphasis on the plight of children being sent here as the spear head of the demographic invasion.
Their arguments were couched in terms of cultural relativism, but the real aim was to consolidate political power by swamping the opposition. Many liberals and progressives are today unequivocal about this.
Undocumented immigrants, as Jay Leno has noted, is just a euphemism for unregistered Democrats.
Witness the dozen or more gloating brags by Harley over the last year or so how “12,” “15,” “20” million new Hispanic voters (it varies) are going to put the Democratic Party in total control of the country for the next hundred years.
The other aim is to destroy the traditional values and culture of the country.
The real enemy of the Left is not the wealthy, who are only too eager to embrace its cultural outlook and secular world views. No, the real resistance is the working class, which pays the price of left-wing policies and thus is most resistant to them.
That’s why you had then presidential candidate Barack Obama telling people in billionaire activist Tom Steyer’s living room, about what a shame it is that so many working people “bitterly cling” to “their guns and their religion.”
If there is any doubt that this is the view of the Kansas City Star, check out these cartoons from David Horsey. The cute one about the no-longer-white-America, sung by a little girl who appears to be white, appeared on Monday, January 12th, after the events in Paris. And Shawnee.