The GOP continues its pattern of minority-bashing, as Iowa Congressman and political melon-head Steven King called Hispanic children drug mules, and worse
"For every one who’s a valedictorian, there’s another 100 out there that — they weigh 130 pounds and they’ve got calves the size of cantaloupes because they’re hauling 75 pounds of marijuana across the desert,” the honorable gentleman said.The GOP congressional caucus has a special contempt for Hispanic voters. Just a few days ago, House Republicans made sure they sent Hispanics this unmistakable and historic message:
After blocking for months the nomination of Thomas Perez to serve as President Obama's Secretary of Labor - -making Perez the sole Hispanic in the current Cabinet - - the GOP agrees to let the appointment be approved, but only after a more historic slap, reports the LA Times:
Perez was confirmed 54 to 46, to become possibly the first Cabinet secretary to win no votes from the opposition party, according to the Senate Historical Office.