Allan Mansoor Blames Taco Trucks for His Descent into Anti-Immigrant Politics, but is He Telling the Truth?
|Mansoor: No tacos at El Granjenal for him...|
"When the taco truck blaring 'La Cucaracha' would roll down his street, Allan Mansoor thought less about lunch and more about the song's title, 'The Cockroach," Reicher wrote. "He felt the so-called 'roach coaches' were proliferating and changing the character of his once-peaceful neighborhood.How nice of Mansoor to belittle businesses that add to the city coffers! Besides, Mansoor is at best a bigot and at worst, a liar.
Also? Those taco trucks that do blare "La Cucaracha" are the kinds that only work for lunch. One passes by the Weekly's Costa Mesa world headquarters every morning. If such trucks were going into residential neighborhoods, they'd merely park and have no need to announce their arrival to the world. The residents would've already expected them.
Final point? Mansoor also had a problem with the incessant ringing of the paletero. Where were his complaints about the ice-cream trucks of yours? If anything, the gentle bells of the paletero are far quieter than the tinny songs blared by the ice-cream trucks. Plain and simple, folks: Mansoor is a bigot, an idiot, and knows nothing about food--and betcha he gets elected by a landslide in November. Ah, Orange County...