|GOP Rally Reaches Out To Minorities - washingtonpost.com|
by Mike the Usurper at 6:44 pm EDT, Sep 17, 2008
"We confront a perception problem, which we have to fight every day -- that the Republican Party is not for working people or immigrants," said Jim Hyland, a rally organizer and chairman of the Fairfax County Republican Committee. "The only way that we can battle that is to take the fight directly to the people in these communities, spread the word that the Republican Party represents more of their views than the Democratic Party."
Hyland said he expects as many as 1,000 supporters to turn out for the event at Edison High School, where former senator George Allen...
Macaca, he of the confederate flag and noose in his office, is the headliner for the minority event in Virginia? Yeah, that's going to be a big hit.
|RE: GOP Rally Reaches Out To Minorities - washingtonpost.com|
by Decius at 8:17 pm EDT, Sep 17, 2008
Mike the Usurper wrote:
"We confront a perception problem, which we have to fight every day -- that the Republican Party is not for working people or immigrants," said Jim Hyland
Wow. Yeah, I have to say that perception is understandable given that in the next Congressional district over the local Republican has argued that legal immigration needs to be reduced in order to prevent more muslims from being elected to public office. As for Allen, is this some sort of mea-cupla? It will be interesting if a transcript pops up.