Dice que es un malentendido, que lo han sacado de contexto…:
He was explaining why he thought John McCain would do well in the state, which has large population of Hispanics.
«The truth is that Hispanics came here as conquerors. African-Americans came here as slaves.»
He said the Latino emphasis on hard work and family values and the Catholic Church’s opposition to abortion made the community naturally conservative.
The remarks appeared on the BBC News website on its Talking America blog.
After calls grew for his resignation, he said the comments were taken out of context and that he was referring to views held by the older generation of Hispanics.
Pero ha tenido que dimitir. Mejor así, pero nótese el parecido con estas otras declaraciones que contaron con la comprensión o el silencio de los bienpensantes.