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Tag: election 2012

Shut Up Already About Jim Messina’s “Chimichanga” Comment

February 15, 2012 

As some of you who follow politics might know, President Barack Obama’s campaign manager Jim Messina caused a “stir” after he tweeted the following: Line of the day from WAPO’s Dana Milbank: “The chimichanga? It may be the only thing Republicans have left to offer Latinos.” Messina was referring to an article by The Washington Post‘s….


Would We Claim Mitt Romney As The First Latino President?

January 24, 2012 

As I was watching the Republican debate the other night, something occurred to me: If he won, would Mitt Romney be the first Latino president? Hear me out. We previously reported on Mitt’s Mexican family. 100 or so years ago, Mitt’s great-grandfather left Utah for Mexico. This came after the Church of Latter Day Saints,….