Category Archives: ItsColombiaNotColumbia

Dear MSNBC’s ‘Morning Joe:’ It’s Colombia, Not Columbia

So… Upon hearing about the exclusive coverage of El Trumpo’s first radio ads, I promptly went to MSNBC’s Morning Joe to see what the whole fuss was all about. Alas, I was not even able to hear what I’m sure was … Continue reading

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Jeb Celebrates Hispanic Heritage with Spanish-Language Ad Featuring ‘Abuelas’, Anchor Babies

While a bunch of prominent Latinos are getting ready to sing about their Mexicanness — in English — a prominent self-appointed Latino, Jeb Bush, is affirming his Americanness with a one-minute campaign advertisement in an almost spotless Spanish. In a brand new spot — released just in … Continue reading

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9/13 Columbia Alert via ‘The Daily News’, NBC News, ‘OK’

I refuse to think this is a lost battle… It’s 2015, people, what is wrong with you? There’s this…. This… And, of course, this… Yo, people. It’s 2015. What’s wrong with y’all? #ItsColombiaNotColumbia Hat tip: @Bathtubmedia

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Jeb Bush Should Send the Proceeds of his $75 ‘Guaca Bowle’ to Columba’s Aunt in Mexico

On this this April 2015 segment, Univision News introduced Hispanics to María Diega Méndez, a lovely old lady who lives in Guanajuato, Mexico and happens to be very poor and very sick. The reason for all the media attention? She is the aunt of Columba [not Columbia, nor … Continue reading

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This Ad Campaign Features ‘El Trumpo’ under the Threat of Dangerous Latinos

Miami-based Zubi advertising — which works for clients including Ford, Chase and American Airlines — has been making sure to operate under one simple motto: Erase Stereotypes. So, in hopes of making the most out of the — still strong — Trump vs. Latinos brouhaha, Zubi has … Continue reading

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Jeb Bush Wants you to Support His Campaign by Buying a $75 ‘Guaca Bowle’

With the hilarious 2016 U.S. presidential campaign around the corner, candidates are going the extra mile to raise the much needed cash to be able to compete against the dumb-but-filthy-rich-candidate-type-people. Take Newly Converted Hispanic Jeb Bush, who is asking you to pitch in $75 … Continue reading

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Jeb Bush Can Tell if Someone Hails from Colombia, Not Columbia; Has Wife Named Columba

It is not a huge secret that Jeb Bush has a pretty decent command of the Spanish language. And now, thanks to the New York Times, we also know he’s also good at guessing the Latin American country where a person is from based … Continue reading

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