By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 11/01/2010 - 11:20
In the past month, we’ve gotten discouraging news about and for Latino voters: A Pew Hispanic poll said that 50 percent of registered Latino voters planned to skip the election, at least one group (Latinos for Reform) was urging Latinos to stay home as a way to protesting its perceived inaction to our issues by President Obama and Democrats, and while some candidates tried every which way to get our votes, others were using blatantly racist ads that made Latinos look like thugs. What’s a voter to think?
By Damarys Ocaña Perez | 10/27/2010 - 15:00
Meg Whitman, who earlier this month made a tequila-soaked confession that she couldn’t win California’s gubernatorial race without Latinos, is giving off another whiff of desperation. With just days left before elections, and seriously trailing Jerry Brown among Latinos in polls, she’s unleashed Spanish-language TV ads that make it look as if she’s been against Arizona’s SB1070 law.