My latest for NBC Latino
Desperate times call for desperate measures, and this week Tucker Carlson’s The Daily Caller showed its true colors. A piece written by TDC Education Editor Eric Owens about UCLA’s student government “banning” the use of the term “illegal immigrant” included a rather bizarre photo montage. On the left are a bunch of people with signs saying “immigrants yes, illegals no. On the right were two mariachis.
I still don’t get it. But maybe I do.
Granted, I couldn’t care less about what Owens, a former State Department employee, wrote or how he wrote it, because when it comes to The Daily Caller, I don’t expect them to be that open to how diverse (more Latino) this country is becoming.
Their editorial strategy is simple: Latinos bad. White Anglos good. For example, this week TDC also published a sports piece with the following headline, “Study: Hispanic NFL players earn highest average…
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