Why Twitter Sucks: Even When an Immigrant Wins the Powerball, There Still Has to Be Hate

Mar 26, 2013
3:20 PM

It is getting to be that even after good things happen to immigrants —like winning $338 million in the Powerball— you still have to hear the hate.

This just in from our friends at HuffPost Latino Voices.

Pedro Quezada, the Dominican immigrant who seems to have become the happiest person in the world after recently winning the $338 million Powerball jackpot, is already sparking controversy in social media, most of all due to his nationality.

While many have turned to Twitter to celebrate his extraordinary luck and congratulate him, others were quick to criticize the fact that he was not born in the United States and express their disappointment.


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