Thursday, August 12, 2010

Politics Daily-Could Sen. Reid's "Hispanics & GOP" Comments Backfire?

Fla. Rep. Senate Candidate Marco Rubio and Dem. Nevada Senator Harry Reid: and
(Story reported by Politics Daily columnist Matt Lewis)

Responding to Sen. Harry Reid's comments that "I don't know how anyone of Hispanic heritage could be a Republican," Florida Senate candidate Marco Rubio called Reid's comments "outrageous" and "ridiculous" on "Fox & Friends" Wednesday morning.

Proving that he has the intellectual firepower to be an effective advocate for conservatism, Rubio, whose parents immigrated to the United States from Cuba, said:

The reason why Americans of Hispanic descent should be Republicans is because the Democratic leadership is trying to dismantle the American free-enterprise system -- the only system in the world where parents like mine [who] work hard and play by the rules can give their children opportunities that they themselves did not have.

(click here to read the full story on the Politics Daily website)

No comments: