Just Because George Zimmerman is Hispanic, that Doesn't Mean Mexicans Must Defend Him

Dear Mexican: Why do Hispanics deny that George Zimmerman is Hispanic? He did nothing wrong and has been crucified in the media. La Raza cannot bow down to the race baiters and race traitors that call themselves African-American leaders!

—Brown and Down

Dear Wab: This column is ¡Ask a Mexican!, not ¡Ask a Hispanic!, but I'll play, only because negrito-hating pendejos like you need to get smacked down. No Latinos deny that Zimmerman is half-Peruvian, and the reason we're joining African-American leaders in vilifying him is because Zimmerman killed Trayvon Martin, a story of racial profiling gone horribly wrong that our respective communities know far too well.

We have much in common. I live in Washington, D.C.; you live in Wab-ington, O.C. My fair city is the capitol of Los Gabachos Unidos de America; your fair city is the capital of La Raza Mojada. You have a poorly disguised desire to abandon your Mexican heritage and become a gabacho: You use English like a native; you vote; you pay taxes. I have a poorly disguised desire to rise above gabachismo and become Mexican: I butcher Spanish, and I listen to son huasteca, son jarocho, corridos from the 1940s and '50s, and mariachi. You console yourself with the thought that no matter how much you fall short as a gabacho, you will never be Guatemalan. I console myself with the thought that I will never be from West Virginia. What's a failure of a vendido to do but hide his despair behind racial slurs directed at the object of his aspirations? Ah, but your racist Rolodex is so much more extensive than mine.

Which brings me to my request. You've created a glossary for those of us who need to expand our Rolodexes, but you haven't updated or expanded it in a long time. Please, help out a brother crypto-vendido and add some new Spanish language epithets.

—Frito Bandito (Cockney rhyming slang for "cripto-vendido")

Dear Gabacho: You bring up a great challenge, one I'm more than happy to extend to my readers. So, gentle readers: time to create a new glossary for this columna, something that'll further teach gabas the essentials of us. Example: "Mujer: Mexican worker whose only purpose is to make sure fresh tortillas greet the familia daily." Surely, ustedes can do better than I! Start sending them in!

 
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Ruthiefive
Ruthiefive

Some MORAN came on the Nancy Grace show saying, "by the way, Zimmerman is not white, he's hispanic". HEY, MORAN! HE'S HALF WHITE & HALF HISPANIC! And the only reason I bring this up is because I'm laughing at how EVERYONE is running for cover afraid of being linked to anyone being charge for a crime. But if someone is being HONORED for something, than it's the "he's one of us" crap.

Royce Williams
Royce Williams

Gustavo, did you read the Zimmerman arrest affidavit? There is a reason that the very liberal Harvard Law Professor Alan Dershowitz described the probable cause affidavit as irresponsible and unethical. It is obvious to anyone with a basic understanding of criminal law that the absence of articulated probable cause after a month long investigation "probably" means there is none. The affidavit barely contained enough information to establish reasonable suspicion, much less probable cause. We are witnessing a huge miscarriage of justice and it is obvious that the State of Florida is providing George Zimmerman with a "Special Prosecution" to pacify the ignorant racist lynch mobs. The only way the prosecution and conviction of Zimmerman can go forward is by creative interpretations and rulings with a wink and a nod from the Judiciary. If Zimmerman were a rich white guy or rich Cuban with a quarter to half a million to pay for a defense, a dismissal or acquittal would be a done deal. But since he is a hispanic with limited financial resources, his lawyer will just take as much money as he can bleed the family for, then plead his ass guilty for a 15 or 20 year sentence.

NYTRANSPLANT
NYTRANSPLANT

I I guess any intelligent and rational responses are not welcome here. Only inciteful, name-calling rants seem welcome. I placed a rational post that didn't appear.

So much for fair and reasonable discussion in a journalistic publication. That's another problem this country has: there is no longer any unbiased reporting of news. News is now presented with an agenda. Gone are the Edward R. Murros and true journalism. This is the first and last time I pick up and read this publication. Clearly, y'all have an agenda to promote.and a particular segment of society you wish to address and incite.

iblobar
iblobar

Hell, I just had a great paragraph of ranting erased,,,why? anyway, love to read this column, and the questions r great! Mind u this country is made up of all kinds of nationalities, why be so fricking childish? About Zimmerman, MY opinion is that he is guilty, not because I 'go with the crowd', but because he was 'hunting', mind u he found a part of 'hell' that he didn't want to find,nonetheless, that is my opinion!

Ww2master
Ww2master

Dear ┬┐Ask an el stupido mexican? How can u defend that Zimmerman? It seems that "people south of the border" have learned well from their "Task Master". Keep it up! I may have an extra grand wizard hoody for you.

iblobar
iblobar

Oh Ww2, u poor pendejo!!! Maybe ur 'taskmaster' controls ur opinions, but here in the f--king US of A, we r in control, now, dust off ur 'grand wizard cape' (handed down from an original Klan member) and 'shove it!!! Adios!

Quagmire
Quagmire

Iblobar, maybe you should abandon your ugly name calling and backstreet lingo for something more 20th century . Your right it is still the US.

Katrina W
Katrina W

am TRUELY OFFENED THIS A MESS STTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTTOPPPPPPPPPPPPPPP IT This offensive to everyone ~!!!!!@

 
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