The Great Replacement Theory: Vivek Ramaswamy’s Unconventional Stand

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The Great Replacement Theory is an idea promoted for years by Democrats that so many racial minorities will immigrate to the United States that the traditional white majority will become a minority, and the new non-white majority will overwhelmingly vote Democrat.

Former Fox News personality Tucker Carlson brought it up and was labeled a white nationalist and a conspiracy theorist by the left.

The GOP presidential candidate Vivek Ramaswamy recently said in a Republican presidential primary debate that the Great Replacement Theory is not a conspiracy theory, stirring controversy.

On Friday, Ramaswamy shared a post on X, the social media platform formerly known as Twitter, about Boston allowing non-citizens to vote, making a remark about how this is exactly what the Great Replacement Theory is.

“The left openly favors mass migration & changing election laws to allow noncitizens to vote,” Ramaswamy wrote. “But if you dare to say it, you’re a fringe conspiracist embracing the Great Replacement Theory.”

“The Boston City Council approved a measure that would allow individuals with “legal status” the right to vote in city elections, even if they are not American citizens.”

Like Carlson, Ramaswamy has provided multiple examples of Democrats speaking about this theory, despite their denials and supposed outrage.

The New York Post noted in May 2022:

And the larger claim that US demographic change boosts Democrats has been standard among Democrats for years. Left-liberal analysts John Judis and Ruy Teixeira made the case in their influential 2002 book “The Emerging Democratic Majority.”