From: A Concerned Reader [Email him]
In his first televised debate with primary challenger Adriano Espaillat, Rep. Charles B. Rangel, D-N.Y., snapped at the state senator who if elected could become the first Dominican-American in Congress, saying, “Just what the heck has he done besides saying he’s a Dominican?” Rangel is seeking his 23rd term in the House of Representatives.
Rollcall, June 21, 2014
Espaillat camp slams Rangel for ‘trying to suppress Hispanic vote’, By Carl Campanile, NY Post. June 18, 2014
This is another example of Hispanic Hype. [VDARE.com note: Immigration or no immigration, Rangel will stay in office until actually convicted of something and imprisoned--the district he represents is Harlem.] But this is buried in the stories because Rangel is so liberal and not the most upstanding member of Congress.[Nancy Pelosi And The Black Caucus—The Enablers of Charlie Rangel, By Michelle Malkin on July 29, 2010]