GOP lawmaker calls Hispanic workers ‘wetbacks’




 
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March 29th, 2013  
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Topic: GOP lawmaker calls Hispanic workers ‘wetbacks’


During a discussion about ongoing challenges to the economy Thursday, Alaska Republican Rep. Don Young referred to Hispanic workers as "wetbacks," an ethnic slur used to describe migrant workers. “My father had a ranch; we used to have 50-60 wetbacks to pick tomatoes,” Young told Alaska public radio station KRBD. “It takes two people to [...]




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