The Conservative Treehouse puts Gov. Nikki Haley’s English version and Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart’s Spanish-language version in an easier-to-compare format to make clear how different they are. For example,
♦ English (Via Haley): At the same time, that does not mean we just flat out open our borders. We can’t do that. We cannot continue to allow immigrants to come here illegally. And in this age of terrorism, we must not let in refugees whose intentions cannot be determined.
There’s more like this at the Treehouse.
There’s a general reason why a self-governing republic works better when politics is carried out among people who all speak one language. Historically, there’s a word commonly associated with a multilingual polity: empire.