The Corner

I Guess “Hispanic” Is Spanish For “Poor”

From the Hotline:

Making An Ass-umption?

In answering a question from Spanish-speaking Ernestina Escobar, who was introduced as “someone in our audience who has experienced the American dream.” Dean responded: “You would have prescription benefits if you moved to Vermont, because a third of all our people, especially at your income level, are eligible for prescription benefits without help from the federal government.” She never mentioned her financial situation.

Imagine if a white, preppy Park Avenue Republican had made this gaffe?


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