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Reid Doubles Down on Hispanics Comment

11:00 AM, Aug 11, 2010 • By MARY KATHARINE HAM
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The party of ideas, folks. After proclaiming that their skin color should prevent people of Hispanic descent from voting any which way they please, Reid isn't backing down:

“Sen. Reid’s contention was simply that he doesn't understand how anyone, Hispanic or otherwise, would vote for Republican candidates because they oppose saving teachers’ jobs, oppose job-creating tax incentives for small businesses, oppose investments in job-creating clean energy projects, and oppose the help for struggling, unemployed Nevadans to put food on the table and stay in their homes,” read the statement.

To be fair, Harry Reid is famously wise and sensitive in the matters of race, so it's no wonder he thinks he can take for granted the vote of every single Hispanic Nevadan. He is, after all, light-skinned with no "Negro dialect."

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