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Sunday, August 17, 2003
Oh, those wacky, fun-loving Republicans!

In a friendly effort to lighten the tone of Texas politics, the Republicans have been running ads poking gentle fun at the voting record of State Sen Juan "Chuy" Hinojosa. Meanwhile, Democrats, displaying the sort of thin skin that earned them the "Sore Loserman" title, are taking offense.

The Monitor - Local - Radio ad featuring accent upsetting Dems, ValleyitesThe ad, paid for by the Texas Republican Party, questions Hinojosa’s voting record. But it’s not necessarily the words in the ad that have Democrats so steamed. While the ad might mislead listeners about Hinojosa’s voting record, local leaders are questioning the method of delivery. The radio spot features two unidentified actors — one female, the other an older male — speaking in cartoonish, thickly Mexican-accented English.
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