The Only Video You Need to See About Immigration and Refugees That Uses… Gumballs

If you’ve got to see one memorable video that puts the debate about immigration and refugees into perspective, there is a good argument to be made that this is the one.

Posted by Numbers USA, it lays out why the United States cannot hope to make a dent in the suffering of the world through mass immigration or accepting refugees alone.

The argument is simple: If people lead productive lives and make their own decisions in free nations, that is far more conducive in the long-run to international stability than all the charity in the world.

There’s a strong case to be made that America would do better to help people where they live, while exporting its model of representative government and free market economy.