Lost in Translation

Should anyone be wondering why Barack beat such a fast track for Texas this week, it becomes rather claro when one takes a look at what's been cropping up with increasing frequency in Latino journalism recently. The opening sentence in a that, column this week by Esther J. Cepeda of the Washington Post Writers Group, states, "President Obama thinks Latino voters are stupid."  That was claro enough for this ol' gabacho to read further and discover that buyers' remorse may be running fairly high in the Hispanic community. That Latino demographic which voted almost en bloc for Obama in 2008 (67%) is discovering that they were sold a bill of goods on immigration reform. How do you say Hopenchange en Español, señor? Umm, think maybe something got lost in the translation? Miguel Perez of Creative Writers Syndicate wrote in an April 26th column entitled,   Obama's Latino Problem,"The anger and sense of betrayal many Latinos feel toward the...(Read Full Post)