WATCH: This Video Offers Republicans Eight Phrases to Use Better than 'Anchor Baby'
WATCH: This Video Offers Republicans Eight Phrases to Use Better than 'Anchor Baby'
By Raquel Reichard | 09/10/2015 - 15:49

Remember that time a New Hampshire reporter called out Donald Trump’s use of the word "anchor baby," to which the Republican


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WATCH: Donald Trump Unapologetic After Reporter Says ‘Anchor Baby’ is Offensive
WATCH: Donald Trump Unapologetic After Reporter Says ‘Anchor Baby’ is Offensive
By Raquel Reichard | 08/21/2015 - 10:13

Donald Trump’s xenophobia has been called out once again, and, much like the first (and second, third, forth, fifth – you get


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"Anchor Baby": When a Dictionary Definition Makes a Political Statement
By Viviana Hurtado | 12/13/2011 - 13:00

Millions of words roll off our tongues every day. We often times don’t think about the power of words, specifically the legitimacy we give a political position or social statement with the terms we choose to use. That is, until a scandal breaks.

Exhibit A: The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language added “anchor baby,” along with 10,000 other words and phrases, to its latest edition.  The term was initially defined as:


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