Alaskan Rep. Don Young exhibits why his party will never win another major election

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  1. 2Manboobs

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    Granted, that's what 90% of California's population refers to them as (including the Mexicans themselves)...But, how can a person with that kind of power be THAT out of touch??.... Very, very disappointing.... I hope he doesn't make it a long, drawn out ordeal before he finally resigns...



    [video=youtube;Dh2wC4lzKKk]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dh2wC4lzKKk[/video]

    Don Young Apology: Alaska GOP Congressman Says He 'Meant No Disrespect' With 'Wetbacks' Slur


    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Alaskan Rep. Don Young, one of the most senior Republicans in the House, has apologized for using the racial slur "wetbacks" in referring to Beaner migrant workers.

    Young, now in his 21st term in the House, said in an interview with Alaska's KRBD radio that when he was young, his father "used 50-60 wetbacks to pick tomatoes" on their California farm.

    In a statement issued late Thursday and reported by several news organizations, Young said the derogatory term was used commonly when he was growing up and that he "meant no disrespect." He said he had discussed in the interview the compassion he had for these workers.

    The Republican Party is seeking to temper its hard-line positions on those in the country without documents to improve its standing among Hispanic voters.


    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/03/29/don-young-apology_n_2978242.html
     
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    Chiva ran for office :cheer:
     
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    Aren't High Schools off for the holiday ??
     
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    When will wetback address this?
     
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    is everybody from Alaska a genius?
     
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    Schools close for Good Friday? :wtf:
     
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    What an idiot...

    There's no water separating Mexico from California... all the wetbacks are in Texas.
     
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    Beaner migrant workers :jj:
     
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    Don't schools still get a week off for Easter..(or however they're referring to it these days)?
     
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    The elementary school across from me is off.

    I miss the little girls :pedo: