...to pick tomatoes."
Rep. Don Young (R-AK) used an ethnic slur to describe Mexican farm workers in an interview with a local station KRBD on Thursday.GOP Latino outreach fail.
"My father had a ranch; we used to have 50-60 wetbacks to pick tomatoes,” he said while discussing economic trends of the last few decades. “It takes two people to pick the same tomatoes now. It’s all done by machine.”
The last time I heard the word 'wetback' used in this neck of the woods was 40 some years ago.