“For too many, ‘e pluribus unum’ is just a Latin phrase on the coins in their hands—not a concept with a powerful moral charge. It is hard work, building a country. In a democracy, it is noble work that all of us have to do.”
@JohnAvlon kicks off a week-long series on the problem of polarization with @CNNOpinion : "E Pluribus Unum, out of many, one, is literally the opposite of 'Us Against Them,' the demagogue’s eternal calling card." #RealityCheck
The former New Orleans mayor will formally launch the E Pluribus Unum initiative today, an effort with influential backers including former President Bill Clinton that seeks to reshape the country's conversation about race.
"Multiculturalism has reduced the idea of e pluribus unum to a regressive tribalism." <- That's the objective
Listen to Nick Adams, a LEGAL immigrant 👇🏻 He's got the right perspective on what is! God, Pluribus Unum'>E-Pluribus Unum, Patriotism, Faith, Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness. Why is this so hard for liberals to recognize 🤔?
At a naturalization ceremony at the National Archives, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg welcomed "new Americans of every race or creed making ever more vibrant our national motto, e pluribus unum, out of many, one.”
Oh. My. F*cking. God. Trump replaces "E pluribus unum" on presidential coin with "Make America Great Again" and his name in huge letters.
Trump replaced the national motto, "E Pluribus Unum"—Out of many, one—with his own campaign slogan. Then he had them make it gold and thicker, and put his name on it three times. It is as if they forged his mania and insecurities in the form of a coin.
Motion to change American motto from "E pluribus unum" to "This is fine."