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RICHARDSON ON CRUZ: 'I DONíT THINK HE SHOULD BE DEFINED AS A HISPANIC'
Breitbart ^ | 5 May 2013

Posted on 05/05/2013 4:18:56 PM PDT by mandaladon

ABC: Former New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson joined ABC News for a web interview after his appearance on the “This Week” roundtable on Sunday, answering viewer questions about his time as governor, his experience meeting with the Taliban, and his thoughts on Korean ruler Kim Jong-Un. When asked about Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, Richardson expressed his distaste for the senator.

“I’m not a fan. I know [Ted Cruz is] sort of the Republican latest flavor. He’s articulate. He seems to be charismatic, but I don’t like his politics. I think he introduces a measure of incivility in the political process. Insulting people is not the way to go. But I guess he’s a force in the Republican political system, but I’m not a fan.”

ABC News: Do you think he represents most Hispanics with his politics?

“No, no. He’s anti-immigration. Almost every Hispanic in the country wants to see immigration reform. No, I don’t think he should be defined as a Hispanic. He’s a politician from Texas. A conservative state. And I respect Texas’ choice. But what I don’t like is… when you try to get things done, it’s okay to be strong and state your views, your ideology. But I’ve seen him demean the office, be rude to other senators, not be part of, I think, the civility that is really needed in Washington.”

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Does Richardson sound Hispanic to you?
1 posted on 05/05/2013 4:18:56 PM PDT by mandaladon
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To: mandaladon

I’ve seen a number of people be uncivil to Cruz. Never seen Cruz being uncivil to anyone else.


2 posted on 05/05/2013 4:20:39 PM PDT by ilgipper (The lesson for the GOP is simple - don't let the opposition define you)
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To: mandaladon

Bill Richardson is such a slime ball..a disgusting slime ball..but what else is knew, he’s a Dem..thats all they know how to do, trash people they disagree with


3 posted on 05/05/2013 4:20:56 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: mandaladon

Defining someone by his philosophy and character rather than by the color of his skin or the sound of his surname?

What a concept.

Richardson dimly begins to perceive what we’ve been saying all along.


4 posted on 05/05/2013 4:21:25 PM PDT by marron
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To: mandaladon

How did Richardson dodge prison?


5 posted on 05/05/2013 4:22:25 PM PDT by samadams2000 (Someone important make......The Call!)
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To: mandaladon

LOL! Richardson is a loon. He needs to go back to Pyongyang with his Nork buddies.


6 posted on 05/05/2013 4:22:54 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (America is the root cause of violent crime in Mexico. - Barack Hussein Obama Jr.)
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To: ilgipper

Translation: How dare a hispanic person leave the Democrat Plantation. I’m sure they will eventually Herman Cain him.


7 posted on 05/05/2013 4:24:06 PM PDT by gop4lyf (Are we no longer in that awkward time? Or is it still too early?)
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To: mandaladon

fubr

he’sfar more civil than any of your top a$$holes like biden and pelosi and reid are.


8 posted on 05/05/2013 4:24:08 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: mandaladon

No sounds like a real son of a dick to me


9 posted on 05/05/2013 4:25:52 PM PDT by al baby (Hi Mom)
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To: mandaladon

Can’t let the darkies or the brownies leave the democrat plantation...


10 posted on 05/05/2013 4:26:34 PM PDT by 2banana (My common ground with terrorists - they want to die for islam and we want to kill them)
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To: mandaladon

The Democrat definition of “being civil” in Washington is - give up. Cruz isn’t giving up. Tough cookie, Democrats.


11 posted on 05/05/2013 4:29:57 PM PDT by Marcella (Prepping can save your life today. Going Galt is freedom.)
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To: Sarah Barracuda

Richardson is just another one of the Dems that’s scared that Cruz will get the Hispanic vote if he decides to run for higher office so they’re using whatever tricks they can to steer them away.


12 posted on 05/05/2013 4:29:57 PM PDT by jsanders2001
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To: samadams2000

Dimwit prosecutor and even dimmer wit judges.... Richardson should be in jail....


13 posted on 05/05/2013 4:31:06 PM PDT by ptsal (E)
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To: mandaladon

Geronimo:

“I have killed many Mexicans; I do not know how many, for frequently I did not count them. Some of them were not worth counting.”


14 posted on 05/05/2013 4:31:36 PM PDT by Sir Francis Dashwood ("Arjuna, why have you have dropped your bow???")
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To: mandaladon

Richardson is a maroon.


15 posted on 05/05/2013 4:32:45 PM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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To: samadams2000

How did Richardson dodge prison?

Good question! How much did he obstruct the investigations of Robert Vigil and Manny Arrogant? Throw Patricia Madrid in there as well.


16 posted on 05/05/2013 4:36:47 PM PDT by Fred Hayek (The Democratic Party is now the operational arm of the CPUSA)
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To: mandaladon
I don’t think he should be defined as a Hispanic.

Just like Miguel Estrada and Alberto Gonzales.

-PJ

17 posted on 05/05/2013 4:36:52 PM PDT by Political Junkie Too (If you are the Posterity of We the People, then you are a Natural Born Citizen.)
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To: mandaladon

Hey Bill, is Monica Lewinsky still on your Christmas card list?

(Double wham!)


18 posted on 05/05/2013 4:37:04 PM PDT by savedbygrace (But God.)
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To: FlingWingFlyer
"LOL! Richardson is a loon. He needs to go back to Pyongyang with his Nork buddies."

He'll forever be known to me as the man Bill Clinton assigned, to offer a UN job to Monica Lewinski so she'd keep her mouth shut.

19 posted on 05/05/2013 4:39:22 PM PDT by mass55th (Courage is being scared to death - but saddling up anyway...John Wayne)
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To: mandaladon
RICHARDSON ON CRUZ: 'I DON’T THINK HE SHOULD BE DEFINED AS A HISPANIC'

I agree. He's obviously Irish. /s

20 posted on 05/05/2013 4:43:45 PM PDT by South40
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To: samadams2000
How did Richardson dodge prison?

He is a Rat. Does that explain it? Rats get away with everything.

21 posted on 05/05/2013 4:44:05 PM PDT by Mark17 (My body is in California, but my heart is in the Philippines)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

I think the glue he is using for that ridiculous toupe he wears has affected his thinking and speech!


22 posted on 05/05/2013 4:47:26 PM PDT by Recovering Ex-hippie (Go Galt!)
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To: al baby

LOL!


23 posted on 05/05/2013 4:49:35 PM PDT by mandaladon (The truth about Benghazi is all I want)
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To: mandaladon

Obviously Cruz is making progress with Hispanics, or Richardson would not be trying to cut him down at the knees.


24 posted on 05/05/2013 4:54:03 PM PDT by BobL (Look up "CSCOPE" if you want to see something really scary)
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To: gop4lyf

No doubt they will continue to pile it on, but as much as I truly adore Herman, I believe Ted has a bit more depth and ability to fend for himself. I’ve seen Herman in person a couple times and he is an inspiring personality, but those darn women coming out of the woodwork was disappointing. I know sleazy alexrod was behind it, but the one he ‘supported’ without his wife’s knowledge, was too much.

I have a sense that Ted kinda shrugs and laughs at some of what is thrown around.


25 posted on 05/05/2013 4:55:49 PM PDT by AllAmericanGirl44
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To: mandaladon

What Evuh Fat Ass.

You are so self conscious of your short comings you resort to stuffing your pants with national security documents.

Cruz sounds a hell of a lot more Hispanic than Richardson.

Then again, you are a Richardson Head...


26 posted on 05/05/2013 5:01:39 PM PDT by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: mandaladon

Yeah, Cruz is an American.

Unlike Richardson, who is Mexican.


27 posted on 05/05/2013 5:03:36 PM PDT by NoLibZone (None here can be puzzled by why Jews walked into the cars so quietly- we are walking up the planks.)
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To: mandaladon

Almost every Hispanic in this country wants immigration reform.

No S**t Sherlock!


28 posted on 05/05/2013 5:07:10 PM PDT by Altura Ct.
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To: mandaladon

Uncle Tomale.


29 posted on 05/05/2013 5:08:01 PM PDT by Nooseman (mutt)
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To: Altura Ct.; All
Not so fast.

Poll: Less Than Half of Hispanics Support Citizenship

“According to a Pew Research Center poll released last week, just 49 percent of Hispanics believe those currently living in the United States illegally should be allowed to become citizens."


30 posted on 05/05/2013 5:15:36 PM PDT by TigersEye (If babies had guns they wouldn't be aborted)
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To: AllAmericanGirl44

Looking at the results of the primary after he was out - now you see why we were backing Cain.

He was smeared by Axelrod et al. That was your sign to get out and get behind the man. Why were they attacking him so fiercely - because they knew it would be the end of the Democrats.


31 posted on 05/05/2013 5:30:19 PM PDT by JCBreckenridge (Texas is a state of mind - Steinbeck)
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To: TigersEye

Yo no entiendo. Datos? ¿Por que envias Datos?


32 posted on 05/05/2013 5:32:47 PM PDT by JCBreckenridge (Texas is a state of mind - Steinbeck)
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To: 2banana
Can’t let the darkies or the brownies leave the democrat plantation...

And we can't let them interbreed either... then we'd have darkie-brownies.
[/bad-humor]

33 posted on 05/05/2013 5:36:13 PM PDT by OneWingedShark (Q: Why am I here? A: To do Justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with my God.)
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To: OneWingedShark

Cruz’s father was Cuban! I guess thats Latino enough!


34 posted on 05/05/2013 5:37:24 PM PDT by Conserev1 ("Still Clinging to my Bible and my Weapon")
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To: NoLibZone

Actually, Cruz is Canadian. ;)


35 posted on 05/05/2013 5:39:14 PM PDT by JCBreckenridge (Texas is a state of mind - Steinbeck)
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To: mandaladon

He was my favorite Kansas city Royals player


36 posted on 05/05/2013 5:41:11 PM PDT by Luigi Vasellini (End the political class.......TERM LIMITS NOW!!!!!!!!!!)
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To: JCBreckenridge

The Spanish to English dictionary has nothing on ‘envias’ or ‘Datos’ so I’m not sure what you’re asking me.


37 posted on 05/05/2013 5:42:42 PM PDT by TigersEye (If babies had guns they wouldn't be aborted)
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To: ilgipper

In other words Cruz is not Mexican or Puerto Rican ethnic

But rather Cuban

Too much peckerwood DNA

Dang it

Those Galician and Canary islanders never figured on being too white

Or too well behaved


38 posted on 05/05/2013 5:42:46 PM PDT by wardaddy (wanna know how my kin felt during Reconstruction in Mississippi, you fixin to find out firsthand)
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To: mandaladon; ntnychik; onyx

Bill sided with Wen Ho Lee
against Notra Trulock: treason.

39 posted on 05/05/2013 5:44:00 PM PDT by PhilDragoo (Hussein: Islamo-Commie from Fakistan)
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To: mandaladon
Look I've lived in Roswell, NM and I know people who have spent their entire life around richardson........the man is nothing but a self promoting huckster. Dirtier then anything that crawls across the desert.

I'd be proud if he was my enemy.

40 posted on 05/05/2013 5:46:06 PM PDT by Kakaze (I want The Republic back !)
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To: TigersEye

Facts! Why you post facts?!


41 posted on 05/05/2013 5:49:51 PM PDT by JCBreckenridge (Texas is a state of mind - Steinbeck)
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To: mandaladon

Zero’s dad was British subject and citizen of Kenya of the Luo tribe. His mother, Stanley Ann Dunham, is white and was born in Wichita, Kansas. So, does Bill Richardson have a thought about Zer0’s race? Or does race follow paternity?


42 posted on 05/05/2013 5:50:09 PM PDT by jonrick46 (The opium of Communists: other people's money.)
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To: mandaladon

“Does Richardson sound Hispanic to you?”

Yes, he’s Hispanic. He supports “immigration reform” or something.


43 posted on 05/05/2013 5:52:16 PM PDT by keats5 (Not all of us are hypnotized.)
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To: mandaladon
Allen West is not black...and Sarah Palin is not really female, and Raul Labrador is not really Hispanic either....

Mia Love takes the cake though....she is not really female nor is she black...apparently....don't break the news to her....

44 posted on 05/05/2013 5:56:29 PM PDT by cherry
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To: JCBreckenridge

Just for sheets and geegles.


45 posted on 05/05/2013 5:59:41 PM PDT by TigersEye (If babies had guns they wouldn't be aborted)
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To: mandaladon

If Obama’s black, Cruz is Hispanic.


46 posted on 05/05/2013 6:02:24 PM PDT by al_c (http://www.blowoutcongress.com)
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To: JCBreckenridge
Facts! Why you post facts?!

Good question since Cruz is am American and not Canadian.

47 posted on 05/05/2013 6:02:43 PM PDT by publana (Beware the olive branch extended by a Dem for it disguises a clenched fist.)
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To: mandaladon
No, I don’t think he should be defined as a Hispanic

Okay --- some guy named "Richardson" is saying that the guy named "Cruz" shouldn't be defined as "Hispanic"? Wow.

48 posted on 05/05/2013 6:03:15 PM PDT by LibertarianLiz
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To: Sarah Barracuda
Bill Richardson is such a slime ball..a disgusting slime ball..but what else is knew, he’s a Dem..thats all they know how to do, trash people they disagree with

In the mold of Ken Salazar, slimeball.

49 posted on 05/05/2013 6:21:40 PM PDT by MileHi ( "It's coming down to patriots vs the politicians." - ovrtaxt)
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To: mandaladon

There is no such thing as a Hispanic. There are completely different ethnic, racial, cultural and national groups that were once part of the Spanish colonial empire.


50 posted on 05/05/2013 6:35:33 PM PDT by kabumpo (Kabumpo)
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