Farmworker Florentino Reyes picks tomatoes at a field near Mendota, Calif. Columnist Ruben Navarrette says Americans avoid hard toil like field work.
Farmworker Florentino Reyes picks tomatoes at a field near Mendota, Calif. Columnist Ruben Navarrette says Americans avoid hard toil like field work. Scott Smith AP
Farmworker Florentino Reyes picks tomatoes at a field near Mendota, Calif. Columnist Ruben Navarrette says Americans avoid hard toil like field work. Scott Smith AP

McCain knew that immigrants outwork Americans. That’s worth pondering this Labor Day

September 02, 2018 08:11 AM