Since we have already discussed why Mike Pence’s #ThatMexicanThing moment had serious implications in this election, we wanted to lighten it up a bit and just share some of our favorite #ThatMexicanThing from Latinx Twitter.
Lalo Alcaraz starts it all off with a new Trump hat!
— Mexican Judge (@laloalcaraz) October 5, 2016
This profile tweeted a song. Yes, there’s already a song. It’s kind of simple but pretty catchy.
— C'estMoi! (@mostwiselatina) October 5, 2016
Another hat moment from Jerónimo (you know Jerónimo):
— Jeronimo Saldaña (@JeronimoSaldana) October 5, 2016
— Patty Carrion Moras (@UtopiaPatty) October 5, 2016
Then there are these tweets from some familiar faces of Latinx Twitter:
Latino Twitter not happy w/ Pence. Pissed as hell w/ "You whipped out that Mexican thing" comment. Metio la pata. (Stuck his foot in mouth).
— Ana Navarro (@ananavarro) October 5, 2016
First Trump calls Mexicans "rapists". Now Pence says #ThatMexicanThing
Question: Is that a creative strategy to win the Latino vote?
— JORGE RAMOS (@jorgeramosnews) October 5, 2016
#ThatMexicanThing is my abuelita who moved to San Antonio without speaking English & slept in a barn while picking lettuce every summer.
— Matthew Duarte (@matthew_duarte) October 5, 2016
Millions of Latino voters, showing up at the polls to reject blatant hate #ThatMexicanThing
— Oliver Willis (@owillis) October 5, 2016
#ThatMexicanThing is when my immigrant parents opened their home and hearts to central american refugee kids
— Kanye Asada (@fidmart85) October 5, 2016
— Ziggy Zee ✌️ (@francie1950) October 5, 2016
— Pili Tobar (@pilitobar87) October 5, 2016
#ThatMexicanThing My Grandma cleaned houses and picked crops. Because of her I went to one of the most prestigious colleges in America.
— Gabe (@widestance) October 5, 2016
#ThatMexicanThing where Republicans demonize Mexicans for white supremacist votes, then exploit their cheap labor after dehumanizing them
— Viva La Revolución (@70torinoman) October 5, 2016
Don’t forget these gems:
— (((Abou))) (@AbouAmara) October 5, 2016
— Bishbee Coup (@tinyhousetrash) October 5, 2016
And while you are it, this video is making the rounds (via @maureen_galaviz) and suggests what you can as a response to Pence:
Hello friends and followers,
— Jacob Peña (@penatex0000) October 5, 2016