Julio Ricardo Varela

What My Friends Are Saying About Jorge Ramos’ Open Letter to the GOP

This past weekend Univision anchor and Twitter rockstar Jorge Ramos published an open letter to the GOP on his personal web page. Called “Squandering the Hispanic Vote: An Open Letter to the GOP,” Ramos proceeded to give the Republican Party some strategic advice about the 2012 election a few days before the party’s convention in […]

  • Aug 27, 2012
  • 3:53 PM

The Puerto Rican Olympic Hypocrisy: Pro-Statehood Governor Now Pushing Olympic Pride for Politics

Leave it to pro-statehood and GOP darling Luis Fortuño to conveniently stop being a pro-US-statehooder during the London Olympics. The last few days, Fortuño, who is facing a tough re-election this November, has suddenly become one proud boricua during Puerto Rico’s Olympic efforts. Never mind the fact that as someone who fervently supports Puerto Rico […]

  • Aug 7, 2012
  • 9:24 AM

The Hispandering Panderfiesta Continues: Biden’s “Papers” Line About Romney Fails

In  a speech that he gave yesterday at the National Council of La Raza’s annual conference in Las Vegas, Vice President Biden said the following: “Mitt Romney wants you to show your papers, but he won’t show us his.” Here is the full context (and yes, the line was well-received): The reference is a slippery one. Connect […]

  • Jul 10, 2012
  • 4:13 PM

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