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Mr Robinson should have pointed out that all religions have their extremists and that the majority of Muslims are as trustworthy as the nearest white Anglo-Saxon Protestant.
After accurately recounting that FDR and his parents eschewed antisemitism and that he denounced it, and citing examples of Eleanor's well-known slurs about Jews in her correspondence, they posit the contradictory, undocumented claims that: "Such attitudes were rife among FDR's family and friends" and that "FDR had a common-place white Anglo-Saxon Protestant racial vision for his times.
Summary: Najla Said was born in New York and, baptized Episcopalian, she was raised a WASP -- White Anglo-Saxon Protestant.
It seems to spell the end of the hegemony of the white Anglo-Saxon Protestants and America's coming of age.
For the first time, the minorities had succeeded in electing a president against the wishes of the white Anglo-Saxon protestant majority.
But in the 1840s in the United States, white Anglo-Saxon Protestants saw great similarities between the two.
White Anglo-Saxon Protestants are not addressed as a group per se, and race/ethnicity is glossed over in the treatment of "Power Elites" in the "groups" section.
In my teens, I heard the expression White Anglo-Saxon Protestant.