Tom Brokaw’s “Assimilation” Slip-Up Highlights Common Error

Amid ongoing discussions between the Trump administration and Congress on reaching an immigration deal, former NBC host Tom Brokaw offered some remarks this week on ‘Meet the Press’ that were met with significant blowback from the media and Twitter-sphere. During a discussion on immigration, Brokaw stated: I also happen to believe that the Hispanics should work harder at assimilation. … That’s one of the things I’ve been saying for a long time. You know, that they ought not to be just codified in their communities but make sure that all their kids are learning to speak English, and that they