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Latino Love Fest Over for Romney and Huckabee

December 12, 2007

Just two days after trying to melt the Latino political ice during the Univision television debate, GOP candidates Mitt Romney and Mike Huckabee were back to to the usual immigration antics. After a brief respit from using the words “illegals”, “illegal aliens” and other terms considered racist by many Latinos, Romney was back to his anti-immigrant business with ads like this one in which he attacks Idaho front-runner Huckabee for being “soft on immigration”:


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Not to be outdone, Huckabee upped the ante by announcing his endorsement by Jim Gilchrist, one of the founders of the racist Minutemen organization.

How the Republicans expect to woo the Latino vote all the while flirting with white supremacist screed really does boggle the mind.