Thank You, Governor Brewer
posted by Jana Bommersbach
at 25 September, 10:10 AM 0
…For fueling Hispanic “get out the vote” efforts.
Our Mean Girl Governor has turned into a Democratic secret weapon by denying Dream Act students an Arizona driver’s license. That is so backward; so vindictive, so wrong that it is showing Hispanic-American voters why they MUST vote on election day.
Just think what a great poke in the eye it would be if Hispanics turned this state from red to blue in November.
Republicans are scared of Hispanic-American voters, as well they should be, since they are heavily supportive of President Obama. You don’t have to be a political scientist to see why: Republicans have blocked any effort at comprehensive immigration reform to support instead a “deport them all” stand that has torn families apart. Republicans even refuse to support the Dream Act to give a break to teens and young adults brought here as children. These kids identify as Americans and have lived as Americans their whole lives and now are being told, because their parents are undocumented, that they aren’t anymore. Thankfully, President Obama has given them at least a temporary reprieve, but count on Republicans to squash that if they take control of the White House.
Mean Girl Jan Brewer is a good example of how Republicans see Hispanic-Americans. She doesn’t care the president has given these kids a break–she certainly isn’t going to; demanding the state not issue them driver’s licenses and trying to block their right to a more-affordable in-state tuition. And she maintains her hardline stand on SB1070, even though much of it was declared unconstitutional.
It’s painfully obvious that Mean Girl Brewer knows nothing about Hispanic culture. Has she ever once wondered why Hispanics work so hard? Has she ever once wondered what they value? Both can be answered with one word: Family. So any attack on the family, and certainly any attack on the children, will not be met with silence.
Don’t be surprised if we have a higher Hispanic turnout in Arizona this year than ever before. THAT’s how an American voter deals with a Mean Girl bully.
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