Tuesday, November 18, 2003

John Burton leads trump and it's the race card

Senate leader contends effort to kill license law is `racist'
SACRAMENTO (AP) - Senate leader John Burton charged Tuesday that attempts to overturn a new law allowing undocumented immigrants to obtain drivers' licenses were being fueled by racism, but he stopped short of saying that was Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's motivation.

"I say the issue is racism," the San Francisco Democrat told reporters. "Do you think if these people were white and not brown skinned we would be talking about it? I don't.
I think Johnny just said that membership in selected races should be a "Get Out of Jail Free" card.

And in related news - Northwestern Student Charged With Faking Racist Attacks: Suspect Says He Wanted To 'Motivate' Minorities On Campus.