Republican Congressman Refers to Latinos as "Wetbacks"

The Republican Party has embarked on an effort to re-brand itself to a more diverse set of voters, but one GOP congressman apparently did not get the memo. Rep. Don Young (Alaska) referred to Latinos using the racial slur "wetbacks" in an interview with public radio station KRBD that was published on Thursday. Young, 79, used the term when discussing how automation in industry has taken away jobs from working-class individuals. "I used to own -- my father had a ranch. We used to hire 50 to...Full Story
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