Author Topic: The real racists - Texas democrat says Greg Abbott needs permission to campaign in Hispanic areas, calls his Latina wife a "prop"  (Read 393 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Offline rangerrebew

  • America defending Veteran
  • TBR Contributor
  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 65,355
  • “It’s easier to fool people than to convince them
The Real Racists – Texas Democrat Says Greg Abbott Needs Permission To Campaign In Hispanic Areas, Calls His Latina Wife A “Prop”…

Posted on March 6, 2014   by sundance    
 

Example #856,477 of the True Face of Bigots; the face of Democrats. 

Imagine if a white politico stated a black candidate needed prior approval to campaign in a white community ?  It would be on CNN/MSNBC 24/7 for weeks.

Greg AbbottTEXAS – Texas politicians are recoiling after a prominent Lubbock Democrat accused Republican candidate for governor Greg Abbott of “piñata politics” in a bigoted tirade and allegedly disparaged Abbott’s Latina wife.

“Greg Abbott came into our house uninvited, wanting to somehow give the illusion that the Lubbock County Hispanic community is supportive,” Lubbock city councilman Victor Hernandez said after Abbott visited the West Texas town and held a campaign rally at a Mexican restaurant. “If you want to come into my house, the first thing you have to do is to see me — see me as a person, see me as a human being, see me as a fellow Texan.”

Hernandez, who chairs the local chapter Tejano Democrats, is furious about Abbott’s appeal to Hispanic voters in his city. Even though Abbott was met by a crowd of supporters at Jimenez Bakery and Restaurant last week, Hernandez branded the stop as “offensive” to Hispanics and “beyond any sense of decency.”

He criticized Abbott and Republican candidates for not clearing their visit with local Hispanic groups.

The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal said Hernandez couldn’t recall specific examples of Wendy Davis showing the same deference to such groups. But he has doubled down on his fiery denunciation of the Republican candidate, and now he’s in hot water over his alleged use of the word “prop” to describe Cecilia Abbott, Greg Abbott’s Hispanic wife of 33 years.  (read more)

http://theconservativetreehouse.com/2014/03/06/the-real-racists-texas-democrat-says-greg-abbott-needs-permission-to-campaign-in-hispanic-areas-calls-his-latina-wife-a-prop/
« Last Edit: March 07, 2014, 06:01:58 AM by rangerrebew »
Abraham Lincoln:

There is no grievance that is a fit object of redress by mob law.
--January 27, 1838 Lyceum Address

Don't interfere with anything in the Constitution. That must be maintained, for it is the only safeguard of our liberties. And not to Democrats alone do I make this appeal, but to all who love these
great and true principles.
--August 27, 1856 Speech at Kalamazoo, Michigan

Let us then turn this government back into the channel in which the framers of the Constitution originally placed it.
--July 10, 1858 Speech at Chicago

Offline SouthTexas

  • Hero Member
  • ****
  • Posts: 1,667
Lubbock city councilman Victor Hernandez said after Abbott visited the West Texas town and held a campaign rally at a Mexican restaurant. “If you want to come into my house, the first thing you have to do is to see me

He lives in the kitchen?

Offline katzenjammer

  • Hero Member
  • ****
  • Posts: 2,513
But.. but... but.... the consultants all say that we just need to be friendlier to these racists and many of them will support our candidates....


Share me

Digg  Facebook  SlashDot  Delicious  Technorati  Twitter  Google  Yahoo
Smf