From The McLaughlin Group, while discussing whether the Latino community will come out and vote during the mid-term elections or not, Pat Buchanan claims that "some of their leaders are saying don't come out". Eleanor Clift points out that it is ads
From The McLaughlin Group, while discussing whether the Latino community will come out and vote during the mid-term elections or not, Pat Buchanan claims that "some of their leaders are saying don't come out". Eleanor Clift points out that it is ads by Republican groups that are telling them not to vote. She also rightfully points out that Republicans are in a lot worse shape with that voting bloc than the Dempocrats are.
And as usual the always "fair and balanced" McLaughlin had Mort Zuckerman on the show on the "left side" of the panel with Eleanor Clift, pretenting he's a liberal. So we got another week of Eleanor arguing with four wingnuts.
Update: Following media coverage, Univision rejects ad discouraging Latinos to vote, ThinkProgress reports
After years of leading efforts to block immigration reform that does not involve severe criminal penalties, Republicans are looking for a new way to message the Latino community.
They may have found it in Nevada.
Attacking Democrats for failing to pass comprehensive immigration reform as promised, a Republican 527 group is running a television ad that urges Latinos not to vote.
Calling themselves "Latinos for Reform," the group is purchasing $80,000 worth of air time on the Spanish-language network Univision, which is already heavily invested in the Ya Es Hora get-out-the-vote campaign. Read on...
Well, we got rid of this bigot on MSNBC, but he's still out there week after week on PBS with one of their other right wing relics, John McLaughlin, once again showing he's not quite ready for the 21st century with his hopes that we don't have a Read more...
During a discussion on PBS's The McLaughlin Group where the panel of Tim Carney and Pat Buchanan on the right and weekly lonely representative of the left Eleanor Clift and someone that didn't belong there with her on the left side of the aisle as Read more...