Skip to comments.Conservative Hispanic leaders to Reid: Latinos are pretty frustrated with Democrats too
Posted on 08/11/2010 1:51:56 PM PDT by Clint N. Suhks
Conservative Latino leaders bristled in response to Nevada Sen. Harry Reids statement that he could not understand why Hispanic Americans support Republicans, calling him intellectually bankrupt and out of touch.
I dont know how anyone of Hispanic heritage could be a Republican, okay? Reid said during a campaign event in Las Vegas Tuesday. Do I need to say more?
Mario Lopez, president of the right-leaning Hispanic Leadership Fund, told The Daily Caller he thinks Reid is in no place to scold Hispanics on their party preferences.
Its the height of arrogance for Harry Reid to anoint himself as some sort of authority on what it means to be Hispanic, Lopez said.
Reid has voiced strong support for immigration reform legislation in the past, promising in April that the Senate would deliver a comprehensive bill by years end. Despite much rhetoric from Democrats and a major speech from President Obama on the issue, it is not clear that a bill will make it through the congressional process before 2011.
Alfonso Aguilar, executive director of the Latino Partnership for Conservative Principles, told TheDC that if Democrats want to start talking about Latino support, they should take care not to assume that Hispanics like them any better than Republicans.
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Reid: “Calm down now! All you little brown people should go back to the big hacienda. When it’s time to vote, we’ll call you. By the way, have you finished the lawn yet?”
Well, Harry, I don’t see how someone of Mormon heritage, who claims to practice his faith, can be a good Democrat.
Did I cross a line; is that too personal, Harry?
I can’t wait to see if the MSM gives this any airplay.
Was he talking to the light skinned Hispanics, without a Hispanice dialect, unless they want to have one?
Harry, it’s pretty obvious you are along distance runner but you just don’t know where the finish line is for stupidity.
Oh, shut up Mario Lopez.
You should just admit democrats know what’s good for you and that you are incompetent to run your own life...
No kidding, every Mormon I know is very conservative.
Well, I won't presume to know whom he thought he was addressing here. One thing that is clear, however, is that Reid is bilingual. He speaks Dumb and Dumber.
I’d think that if I were an American of Hispanic descent, I’d be really mad at the Democrats, and pretty mad at the Republicans too. Those policies that left our country flooded with millions of Hispanic illegals have fostered a stigma about Hispanics. That Hispanic guy you see with a heavy Mexican accent doing construction work. He could well be a honest legal immigrant recently turned citizen, but odds are people will think he’s illegal.
If the right to vote was restricted to Cubans, the middle east would be a parking lot and almost every elected rep would be a conservative.
I dont know how anyone of Hispanic heritage could be a Republican, okay?
Racist. What’s wrong Harry, are the little people wandering off the plantation?
Hey El Reido; Lechuga de Madre
They are trying to turn the Hispanics into a monolithic voting block like the blacks. Harry must think they are stupid and he can manipulate them en masse.
“Id think that if I were an American of Hispanic descent, Id be really mad at the Democrats, and pretty mad at the Republicans too. Those policies that left our country flooded with millions of Hispanic illegals have fostered a stigma about Hispanics. That Hispanic guy you see with a heavy Mexican accent doing construction work. He could well be a honest legal immigrant recently turned citizen, but odds are people will think hes illegal.”
BINGO!!!! That is why there is a un-talked about rift between hispanics. Those of us who’s families have been here for generations resent illegals because we get painted with the same brush. They don’t like us because we are Americans, they hate the way we speak spanish, we are their version of Uncle Tom.
I’m a half Puerto Rican conservative independent Mr. Reid. Don’t even presume to understand me you simple minded buffoon.
“Hey El Reido; Lechuga de Madre”
Hey the Reido; Lettuce of Mother
Excellent comeback. It's not possible.