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  •  that's crazy (0+ / 0-)

    he has to be a beaner to qualify as hispanic?

    she clearly hasn't traveled much to understand how diverse latin america is.

    •  That's not what I said (0+ / 0-)

      My girlfriend is very light skinned, she looks less Hispanic than Richardson - you're missing the point, which is that that the kind of split-second identity recognition that would increase any ethnicity's vote doesn't apply to Richardson because neither his name or appearance make that obvious.  And when did I at any point in my post say that only Mexicans are Hispanic?  Why would my Uruguayan girlfriend (as I described in the diary), of all people, think all Mexicans are Hispanic?  Please re-read my post.

      Do we really want another YEAR of trying to explain to everyone why the Democratic nominee voted to authorize the Iraq war before they were against it?

      by ShadowSD on Mon May 26, 2008 at 02:46:35 PM PDT

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    •  She wouldn't think "all Hispanics are Mexican" (0+ / 0-)

      is what I meant to say (clearly the converse is true).

      Do we really want another YEAR of trying to explain to everyone why the Democratic nominee voted to authorize the Iraq war before they were against it?

      by ShadowSD on Mon May 26, 2008 at 02:48:33 PM PDT

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