It's not surprising. Whether the issue is Immigration Reform, Homeland Security, or something like the Swine Flu outbreak, Republicans will use the issue to spread their racist message:
"No contact anywhere with an illegal alien!" conservative talk show host Michael Savage advised his U.S. listeners this week on how to avoid the swine flu. "And that starts in the restaurants" where he said, you "don't know if they wipe their behinds with their hands!"
And Thursday, Boston talk radio host Jay Severin was suspended after calling Mexican immigrants "criminalians" during a discussion of swine flu and saying that emergency rooms had become "essentially condos for Mexicans."
The party of hate marches on:
That's tepid compared to some of the xenophobic reactions spreading like an emerging virus across the Internet. "This disgusting blight is because MEXICANS ARE PIGS!" an anonymous poster ranted on the "prison planet" forum, part of radio host and columnist Alex Jones' Web site.
And , as usual, conservative jackass Michael Savage is falling back on the time-tested Republican tactic of scaring the bujeezes out of his ill-informed, low-IQ listeners:
There is even talk of conspiracy. Savage speculated that terrorists are using Mexican immigrants as walking germ warfare weapons. "It would be easy," he said, "to bring an altered virus into Mexico, put it in the general population, and have them march across the border."
ANY opportunity to lie to the American people and spread their racism and hate is capitalized upon by the Republicans.
Here's one of the jokes that Republicans are telling these days:
"Pigs would fly when a black man got to be president, so now we have swine flu."
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