"Is it a misfortune that magnificent California was seized from the lazy Mexicans who did not know what to do with it?"
Was it Trump that said that? Maybe a modern Republican?
Nope, Karl Marx.
Thought you'd like to know that.
Lest you think "oh that's out of context Elizabeth"
"In America we have witnessed the conquest of Mexico and have rejoiced at it. It is to the interest of its own development that Mexico will be placed under the tutelage of the United States."