Palabra Final

Just how long can Sen. McCain hold a grudge against Latinos?

Just how long can Sen. McCain hold a grudge against Latinos?

LatinaLista -- Latino cyberspace has been "aflame" with Sen. McCain's unfortunate weekend comments blaming undocumented immigrants for starting the fires raging across Arizona.

mccain.jpgTo his discredit, McCain immediately politicized a tragic event by coupling it with two contentious issues facing Congress -- immigration reform and border security. However, according to local media, the US Forest Service has not said undocumented immigrants started these fires.

Sen. John McCain purposely linked undocumented immigrants to Arizona wildfires.
(Photo: AP photo)

McCain's eagerness to assess blame before the facts are in further detracts from his reputation as a guy who use to analyze the bigger picture, gathered his facts and rendered analysis or decisions based on all the evidence.

Ever since his loss to President Obama, Sen. McCain has been increasingly seen as someone who has a vendetta against the Latino community for choosing his opponent over him.

If that isn't the case, McCain has a very strange way of showing it otherwise.

With every statement he utters regarding issues he knows are important to Latinos and with every act he commits towards DREAM Act students, McCain shows the depth of contempt he feels towards Latinos nowadays -- and just how long he can hold a grudge.

Click to add a comment

You must be logged in to post a comment Login

Leave a Reply

Palabra Final

More in Palabra Final

2_127_ad3d2940-7dd4-4c78-9b2a-30be10e53278

China, India overtake Mexico as top source of immigrants to the U.S.

Latina ListaMay 22, 2015
21418221

New report highlights job sites’ costly consequences for Latino migrant workers

Latina ListaApril 29, 2015
JLBPHOTO_Immigration_013

HBO’s Vice takes in-depth look at Alabama after harsh 2011 anti-immigrant bill

Latina ListaApril 24, 2015
Barack Obama, Raul Castro

Transcript: Remarks by Presidents Obama & Castro before bilateral meeting

Latina ListaApril 11, 2015
LoremCampos

Texas in-state tuition repeal advances to full committee

Latina ListaApril 7, 2015
optimized-220px-hilda_solis_crop

Webinar series strives to show Latinas how to “step into their political power”

Latina ListaApril 1, 2015
photo7

In only five years, Latinos will account for over 40% of the increase in U.S. employment

Latina ListaFebruary 25, 2015
imrs

Breaking News: White House says today’s court ruling doesn’t affect current DACA program

Latina ListaFebruary 17, 2015
idol

New report reveals diversity is ongoing challenge for Main Street USA

Latina ListaFebruary 17, 2015