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The Hill Launches The Hill Latino: Just like The Hill, but Latino

Washington, D.C.-based online pub The Hill has apparently discovered the power of my people (i.e. The Hispanics,) so it’s launching The Hill Latino, which I suppose is just like regular The Hill, but Latino… Stories include — of course — spicy hot headlines … Continue reading

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What’s His Face Likes Latinos, Leaves ‘Little’ Tips and Such

I never thought I had to pay attention to the campaign of What’s His Face. But then he had to say something about my people (i.e. the Hispanics or — like Emilio Estefan would have you believe, ALL THE MEXICANS). And what did he … 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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Aspiring Mexican Mayor Uses Batmobile to Campaign Around

Awwww, Mexico… The land of the collective smooch, the coold cocnuts and the 1-million-dollar birthday parties is also the World’s Headquarters of innovative political initiatives. Take Valentín González, aspiring Mayor of Netzahualcóyotl, who decided it was an awesome idea to drive around the impoverished municipality in his own Batmobile. Why? Simple, … Continue reading

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H is for ‘Hispanics:’ Hillary Really Wants your [Hispanic] Vote

Hillary Clinton, aka the wife of the non-inhaler former President of the United States, on Sunday formally announced her second run for the White House. But she did it in the most millennial fashion: through a digital blitz in English — and Spanish — … Continue reading

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Hispanic Jeb Bush Is the Best Thing on Twitter Right Now

My mistake! Don’t think I’ve fooled anyone! RT @JebBushJr LOL – come on dad, think you checked the wrong box #HonoraryLatino — Jeb Bush (@JebBush) abril 6, 2015 Unless you live under a rock, in a detention center in Guantánamo or in a … Continue reading

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Let the Hispandering Begin. Ted Cruz Launches Ad in Spanish

The anti-immigration, anti-gay, climate-change denier, Canadian immigrant Christian (aka Ted Cruz) today confirmed he will be running for President in 2016, which is like sad, since I don’t think he is even remotely aware he has a zero chance of going anywhere with … Continue reading

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