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Congressman Dan Young of Alaska on Mexicans and Mexican-Americans [Greg Laden’s Blog]

This is why we can’t have nice things, like immigration reform. From MSNBC: Amid a hot-button debate in Washington over how to overhaul the nation’s immigration laws, Rep. Don Young, a 21-term lawmaker, referred to immigrant workers as “wetbacks” — a term that could threaten to inflame the debate about immigration reform. “My father had…