If anyone can figure out the spin that White House’s Cecilia Muñoz is trying to weave in her interview with Fusion’s Leon Krauze, please let us know. Here is the full video of what Muñoz had to say about the latest in the whole immigration debate:
Read more here at Fusion.
Our take, the White House doesn’t get it: Don’t lead. Just blame others. As for Muñoz’s comments? They lack compassion or humanity. Just be political and spin a tale that makes no sense in the Latino court of public opinion. Meanwhile, a hunger strike by immigration activists continues right outside the area where Krauze interviewed Muñoz:
And, as suspected, most of our community understands that the White House is just playing y’all right now:
— Juan R. Rodriguez (@JuanRRodriguez7) April 17, 2014
“Total cop out. If states like AZ can do whatever they want with undocumented immigrants, then the President surely can. Ask George W. Bush for some advice Obama.”
Then there is this:
— Latino USA on NPR (@LatinoUSA) April 17, 2014
We know that the GOP is to blame, but Muñoz’s spin comments are out of touch as well. The White House is making a huge miscalculation if it thinks Latino voters will come out during the midterm elections just because the Obama Administration is blaming the GOP. Muñoz’s comments were purely political in nature. It’s time for a little bit more humanity. A promise was made. Act on it, Mr. President.