Dana Rohrabacher Finally, Openly Appeals to His Skinhead Constituents in Attacking DREAM Act
As Clockwork Coker noted earlier this week, Dana referred to the DREAM Act on the House floor as the "Affirmative Action Amnesty Act," a not-so-coded reference to the affirmative-action wars of the 1980s and 1990s, when (mostly) Republicans played up the fears of white people that minorities (then, painted as African-Americans) were taking the slots of much-more-qualified "Americans" due to race. If Dana didn't drive home the point further that he thinks the DREAM Act will screw over white people (because he can't outright say that lest a storm of controversy he couldn't possibly weather would oust him), Rohrabacher went on in his ramble to claim the bill would "give foreigners who are here illegally preference over non-minority citizens."
Let's see...African-Americans are still a minority, as are Asians and Latinos and Native Americans and Arabs and Indians and...why, that means Dana's saying that illegals are getting preference over WHITE people! Yeah, because the system is TOTALLY stacked against gabachos and illegals just get a walk in the parque.
But Rohrabacher didn't stop there. Over the weekend, Dana has been firing off tweets of increasingly belligerent, bizarre statements. "Libs put racist preferences into law. Illegals' status normalized=preferences apply to them=betrayal of Americans by racist libs," he wrote in one tweet. Racist? The DREAM Act could only be racist if it applied to one group at the expense of another. Is "illegal" now a race vis-a-vis "American," Dana--or, are you saying the DREAM Act only helps Latinos at the expense of whites, therefore ignoring those Latinos you claim support you?
And the funniest tweet? Just this weekend: "Indians lost their country to foreigners. I'm not letting that happen to us w/out a fight. Which side are you & your friends on?" Americans are the new Indians; Mexicans, the new colonists. Reminds me of when your good friend Lupe Moreno once called Americans the Jews and Mexican immigrants the new Nazis...hey, Dana? I hear the American TP Party is looking for candidates...