Skip to comments.Harry Reid: "I don't know how anyone of Hispanic heritage could be a Republican."
Posted on 08/11/2010 3:21:53 AM PDT by Scanian
While campaigning in Nevada Tuesday, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid told an audience of mostly Hispanic voters: "I don't know how anyone of Hispanic heritage could be a Republican, okay. Do I need to say more?" Watch the video here:(snip)
Reid's racially-charged comments come as the Nevada Democrat is trying to boost Hispanic turnout in his bid for reelection this November. Polls show, however, that Reid's positions on immigration are very unpopular with Nevada voters in general. Reid supports the Obama administration's lawsuit against Arizona over its immigration law, but 63 percent of Nevada voters oppose the lawsuit, according to a Rasmussen poll.
Reid voted against a measure to complete a 700-mile fence along the Mexican border in May, but 68 percent of voters nationally support building a border fence, according to Rasmussen.
That’s no shocker...Reid is an idiot...he doesn’t really know anything.
But he does know shine-ola (or was it the other one). Either way, it is obvious he doesn’t know one from the other.
Reid is a communist through and through.
Harry must be scared on some level by his internal polling to play the race card so clumsily.
They need the hispanic vote to even stay afloat after all nonsense they have crammed through. The Democrats will pander to whatever group they think is stupid enough to be led.
“I don’t know how anyone of Hispanic heritage could be a Republican.”
There are Many things Harry does not know,
Well Dingy Harry, *I* don’t know how any self-respecting BLACK person could be a Democrat, considering that the ‘Rat Party is the home of institutional racism, the party of Faubus, Wallace, Maddox, Bull Connor and his attack dogs and firehoses, and WHO was it that helped LBJ break the racist filibuster of the Civil Rights Act by southern ‘Rat Senators?
GOP Senators, that’s who.
You only have a few more months to keep them uppity blacks down on the ‘Rat plantation Harry, because come November, the voters are going to remember, and YOU will be out of a JOB!
so if I understand Harry's "translation": All people of Hispanic heritage hate the constitution and are 100% for breaking the laws of the USA?
What’s wrong with these racist morons?
Probably is unsure if he has enough illegal and otherwise fraudulent vote lined up to carry him to victory.
Are there any Hispanics with self respect who would vote for that kind of clown?
What he is implying seems to be that all Hispanics are illegal aliens. Or that there are no illegal aliens. He, in any event, doesn’t distinguish between American citizens who are Hispanic and those who are not. He simply judges them by the color of their skin.
Your sheet is showing Harry, cha cha cha
Hispanic is not a race.
It is an ancestry, a heritage.
Like Italian or Russian or English or African.
The demoncRAT demogogues use “race” as a euphemism for protected identity groups, including their favorite “religion”, MoHamHeadism.
Note well that anti-Asian sentiment is not considered racism to the demoncRAT demogogues, neither is it racism to call an African descendent who has apostasized from the communist faith an “uncle Tom”.
It is only “racism” when you counter their collectivist, totalitarian, statist plantation ideology.
I don’t know how Harry Reid can call himself an American!!!!
That is racist.
How about, why would a white person vote Democrat?
But a new poll conducted by Zogby International in April shows that these organizations don’t represent Hispanic Americans, who are largely pro-life.
When asked to give a specific position as to if and when abortion should be legal or illegal, Hispanics support a pro-life position by a 78-21 percent margin.
An overwhelming 40% of all Hispanics say abortion should never be legal. Others taking a pro-life view say abortion should be illegal except when the life of the mother is in danger (11%) or illegal except in rare instances when the woman is a victim of rape or incest (27%).
Only 21 percent took a position in favor of legal abortions and only 15 percent of Hispanic Americans say abortion should be legal throughout pregnancy. The rest favor prohibiting abortion in the later stages of pregnancy.
Raimundo Rojas, the Hispanic Outreach Coordinator for the National Right to Life Committee says Hispanic groups that co-sponsored the abortion march falsely claim to be pro-Hispanic on abortion.
“In this country, as is evident by the Zogby poll, we Hispanics bring our morals and our cultural abhorrence for abortion with us when we migrate,” Rojas explained. “But make no mistake, we are a targeted group by those marching here on Sunday. They’ve even gotten some terribly misinformed Hispanics that are way out of step with the rest of us to join them.”
“But the vast majority of us know what’s right, we know that every child has place en nuestras casas y nuestras familias — our homes and families,” Rojas said. “We know and cherish and honor the sanctity of motherhood and of life.”
Says a great deal about what Harry Reid thinks about Hispanic: lapdogs... “OUR lapdogs.”
That’s a sad irony. Two groups which are overwhelmingly pro-life—Southern blacks and Hispanic Americans in general—vote heavily or overwhelmingly Democrat, and thus contribute to the endless slaughter of the unborn.
Senator Reid, You can keep the sleazy mexican scum. Hispanics from real countries have known your type and want nothing more to do with you or your real agenda.
I’d love to introduce Harry to our local tea party leader. She’s from a Puerto Rican background. As is my husband. They are Americans first and pro life. There are a lot of us out here Harry. He keeps confusing Americans of Hispanic descent with illegals.
And I don’t know how anyone with half a brain could vote Democrat.
Reid has passed Joe Bite Me as the GAFF-A-MINUTE guy!! <P.He is the CREEPIEST person in the Senate...CREEPY! WHO VOTES for this moron??
Are you intending this to be a challenge to Al Franken?
The Obama cult - It's hard to compete with a party that gives away the treasury.
This no-mind Ruler is a panty-waste. If ANYONE on the conservative side had said anything even remotely like this their kiester would be on a Denny’s Grand-Slam Breakfast plate. Although, this might just tick off some of the Hispanic population who see through this charade.......
The soft spoken grandfatherly type speaks. What an ass.
Well let see if they favored a balanced budgets, limited ethical government and 4% unemployment they might favor the Republicans
And the nation doesn’t know how Nevadans can be so ignorant as to elect someone as pathetic as Reid to represent them in the Senate. He must be winning by stuffing the ballot box in minority districts.
Al Franken is a MEAN IDIOT....Reid is CREEPY, like he is the result of COUSINS marrying.
Harry Reid says, Those stupid little brown people need to know their place and get back in line.
The Democratic party is reduced to nothing more than a bunch of race hustlers and union whores. Pathetic.
Subtle difference, but none the less a difference ;^)
The Democrat party was the Party of Slavery at its founding two centuries ago, and remains the Party of Slavery today.
Vete al carajo, Harry.
I don’t know how Harry Reid can call himself an American.
Posted my reply before I got down to yours! I guess great minds think alike.
I have Harry in my sights with new EXPLOSIVE revelations coming out in my book HARRY (click my name to see more info).
That’s alright, Harry. We don’t know how anyone of human origin could be a democrat, either.
Gee I don’t know....it might be freedom, self-reliance, responsibility for one’s actions, patriotism....
I wasn’t aware those virtues are off limits to Hispanics! I’ll go tell my husband who is “of Hispanic heritage”. Perhaps he’ll quit his job and resign his Navy commission so we can go on the dole like good families “of Hispanic heritage”.
And I don’t know how any person with 2 brain cells that talk to each other could be a Democrat.
The inherent assumption behind Reid’s statement is that “people of Hispanic heritage” are all on government assistance because they aren’t smart enough to succeed on their own.
Back about six or seven years ago, I got into a ‘friendly discussion’ with a woman who was a passenger on my shuttle van. She was a Democrat and a precinct officer in her voting district. I remember that she made a comment during our discussion similar to Mr. Ried’s....
“I don’t know how anyone who makes less than $25,000 a year could be a Republican.”
Now, at the time, I DID make less than $25,000 a year with a family (at that time) of 5 (now 6). I never understood the logic (or lack thereof) of her statement until just recently.
Not that it’s news to anyone here, but the Dems WANT you to be poor, they WANT you to be stuck in a job that you can’t advance in.
This is terrible. Tried to warn everybody in here (for many years) this crap would be their argument.