That's not a racist take at all, Phyllis Schlafly. pic.twitter.com/US476S1Do3— Leon Wolf (@LeonHWolf) February 5, 2016
I remember having to deal with this in 2010—a guy named Donny Deutsch said that Rubio was a "coconut"—a slang term for someone who is "brown on the outside, and white on the inside". In Marco Rubio, “Coconut” Or “Great White Hope”? I pointed out that Rubio isn't brown on the outside—I. E. he's not a Mexican-American of partially Aztec descent, he's a Cuban of Spanish descent. Spain is a country in Europe full of white people.Ted Cruz's Cuban father is similarly pale, and his father came from the Canary Islands, also 100 percent white. (Cruz's mother was an Irish-American from Wilmington, Delaware—which is why Cruz looks kind of like Pat Buchanan.)We've done a lot of articles pointing this out:
Yes the ONLY WAY someone can be racist is if they use the exact words "I hate Hispanics"— Leon Wolf (@LeonHWolf) February 6, 2016
In defense of Phyllis Schlafly, there's about 0% she's writing the columns posted in her name these days.— Leon Wolf (@LeonHWolf) February 6, 2016
Well, she may be old, but she's not the one who thinks Rubio is one of the "brown people" from South of the Border.
@_Almaqah 92. And when I met her in person 11 years ago she was already diminished.— Leon Wolf (@LeonHWolf) February 6, 2016