Oct 30, 04 11:17 AM
'El Plan de Bush.'
"Spanish-language stations in Miami also jangle with clashing messages...
"...A Kerry commercial about 'el plan de Bush' says millions of people have lost their financial aid for higher education. A Bush one says Mr. Kerry will raise taxes. Mr. Bush delivers his 'I approved this message' tagline in Spanish, but the commercials that showed Mr. Kerry speaking good, if plodding, Spanish were not being shown much if at all this week."
Posted by Mike at October 30, 2004 11:17 AM
You gotta watch "Sabado Gigante" tonight on Univision: George Bush and John Kerry are doing Spanish-language interviews with the host, Don Francisco. Candidates appealing to the Hispanic crowd amonst Colgate commercials and dancing nude ladies, yeah!
I don't actually believe you're a DJ, Don Francisco. I think if you have such a cool DJ name, perhaps you should get off the internet and go buy some 12" records and a turntable.
How dare you be a skeptic!! PUNK!!
It's clear that Miami Latinos are Republicans, whereas Texas / California Latinos are mostly democrats. The Republicans go for Celia Cruz whenever they need a spokeswoman, but she's Cuban. Most Cubans are Republicans because anyone who can get off the island without the aid of a boat needs money, and usually votes Republican. I don't wanna get into cliches like the greedy Republicans, but for some reason this holds true within the Latino community. Unfortunately, most Southwest Latinos who would vote Democrat under ideal circumstances are frequently disenfranchised because they are Mexican, or are scared to vote because they are migrant workers.
I hope this helps explain why Kerry's message hasn't been going over well in the seat of Latino Conservatism, Miami, FL.
My music is muy caliente, Skeptic!