Rep. Don Young Calls Latinos 'Wetbacks' (Audio)

| by Michael Allen

Rep. Don Young (R-Alaska) referred to Latinos as 'wetbacks" during a recent interview on Alaskan radio station KRBD-FM (audio below).

“My father had a ranch. We used to hire 50 or 60 wetbacks to pick tomatoes,” Rep. Young said. “You know, it takes two people to pick the same tomatoes now. It’s all done by machine.”

Rep. Young was talking about the need to reduce imports by bringing industries back to the United States, notes ShannynMoore.wordpress.com.

Rep. Young is currently under investigation by the House Ethics Committee for allegedly failing to report gifts, misusing campaign contributions and lying to investigators, reports the Anchorage Daily News.

Sources: KRBD-FM, Anchorage Daily News, ShannynMoore.wordpress.com