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You Can’t Say “Moo” En Espanol

Several years ago, New York City sidewalks were graced by the “Cow Parade,” a herd of brightly painted fiberglass cattle scattered throughout the city. They were whimsical and altogether delightful, and everybody seemed to love them. The Cow Parade has come to San Antonio, where former mayor and Clinton administration official Henry Cisneros, still a local poobah, declared that two of the cows, a couple of dancing bovines wearing traditional Mexican costumes, were offensive to Hispanics. The cows were removed, though the city says it had nothing to do with Cisneros’ disapproval. The humorless Cisneros needs to be interviewed by Ali G., if you ask me.

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