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  •  Please Don't Forget "Lazy Niggers" (0+ / 0-)

    You and I both know that the Mexican stereotype is of those who work themselves to death, not lazy.  Nobody would buy a lazy Mexicans stereotype.  On the other hand, the "lazy" stereotype has been applied quite readily to us Negro people.  That my ancestors largely built a lot of this mofo for free? Secondary. We're just sitting on our asses on the government dole now.

    I don't know whether the GOP can win the Latino vote or not; until they came out full-barrel demonizing Latinos for coming here and proposing draconian measures to deal with the issue of illegal immigration, the Latino vote was a whole lot closer than 70-30.  The GOP certainly are not helping matters going forward attacking folks here without documents and the Democratic Party should be grateful for that.  

    OTON, I do know that Democrats cannot win without Black folks.  That's been the case for nearly 50 years now, and isn't going to change for a long long time.  So please don't pretend that a stereotype that has been perfected against us for the last 150 years applies to someone else.  You and I both know that Mitt Romney was not referring to Mexicans when he started talking about lazy people getting handouts.

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