October 30, 2007


Illegal Alien Foe Tancredo Says 'Pass The Tacos' (Christie Findlay, Oct 30, 2007, Campaigns and Elections)

Illegal immigrants may be the reason Rep. Tom Tancredo is running for president, but there’s one place he always runs during campaign breaks: Mexican restaurants. [...]

Tancredo, who just announced he won’t seek a sixth term in Congress, is known for a finely-honed sense of irony about his one-issue candidacy.

When his Iowa chairman, full-time farmer Bill Salier, recently mentioned he needed help with the harvest, Tancredo quickly offered a suggestion.

“He told me, ‘You should go to Des Moines and get some illegals,’” Salier said, laughing. “He knew how funny that was.”

After all, that's where he got the drywallers for his home renovation...

Posted by Orrin Judd at October 30, 2007 4:43 PM
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