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Washington Post apologizes for ´fajita´
headline in Julian Castro article

Houston Chronicle, by Kolten Parker

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 8/20/2014 9:04:01 PM

SAN ANTONIO - The Washington Post apologized on Wednesday for an "offensive" subhead published in print and online on Tuesday in an article about HUD Secretary Julian Castro that read "We´ll need more fajitas." "Imagine our dismay Tuesday morning when we opened the paper to read a most offensive subhead atop a Loop item about Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro and his staff," wrote Al Kamen, a columnist and co-author of the article, on Wednesday. "The copy editor who wrote it — a brilliant and supremely reliable colleague who had a bad day — was attempting to evoke

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They were mortified?? Good. Grief. Can´t anyone take a joke anymore? This PC garbage has gone way overboard!!

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Northcross, 8/20/2014 9:35:00 PM     (No. 9974409)

Further evidence that liberalism is a mental disorder. "Mortified"? Save that for Islamic extremist beheadings, not politically correct adventures in bedwetting.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Nimby, 8/20/2014 9:43:22 PM     (No. 9974418)

But they can call us Gringos and thats fine?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Rumblehog, 8/20/2014 9:51:00 PM     (No. 9974427)

Why? If he were black it would be OK to subtitle with, "We´ll need more BBQ and watermelon!"

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Megrits, 8/20/2014 10:12:33 PM     (No. 9974447)

The lib who wrote it is being described as "brilliant and supremely reliable". Only demented libs are allowed to exonerate other demented libs when they "have a bad day". They really are insane.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Bevan, 8/21/2014 8:29:53 AM     (No. 9974754)

If the HUD secretary were Italian and the article said, "We´ll need more pasta." Would there be a peep?

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