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damn that's some racist shit.

my favorite part is the "bleeping" of words in spanish that the english audience of course would not understand or be offended by.

by paving on Sat Sep 20th, 2008 at 04:17:01 AM EST
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There is a Spanish version of the ad as well.

A vivid image of what should exist acts as a surrogate for reality. Pursuit of the image then prevents pursuit of the reality -- John K. Galbraith
by Carrie (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Sat Sep 20th, 2008 at 04:19:57 AM EST
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A vivid image of what should exist acts as a surrogate for reality. Pursuit of the image then prevents pursuit of the reality -- John K. Galbraith
by Carrie (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Sat Sep 20th, 2008 at 04:57:14 AM EST
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Shorter McCain: The uppity negro will talk to the scary injun. We can't have that.

A vivid image of what should exist acts as a surrogate for reality. Pursuit of the image then prevents pursuit of the reality -- John K. Galbraith
by Carrie (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Sat Sep 20th, 2008 at 04:58:55 AM EST
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Do they really believe that Spanish speaking swing voters (that is, apart from elite-in-exile communities) would buy this interpretation of Chavez?
by Zwackus on Sat Sep 20th, 2008 at 07:32:34 AM EST
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They must, which is quite puzzling.

However, a lot of the Spanish-speaking US vote is "white" in Latin American terms - Chávez and Morales are too "indian".

You shouldn't underestimate the anti-indigenous racism in Latin America.

A vivid image of what should exist acts as a surrogate for reality. Pursuit of the image then prevents pursuit of the reality -- John K. Galbraith

by Carrie (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Sat Sep 20th, 2008 at 09:20:25 AM EST
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