Thursday, April 24, 2008
Lou Dobbs and Glenn Beck, Meet Lalo Alcaraz: 21st Century Swifts and Comedies of Hate
The rise of immigrant-loathing, ethnic-hypochondriac, fascist pundits like Lou Dobbs (Mexicans have Leprosy!) and Glenn Beck (Burn Mexicans as gasoline) is fueling*, pardon the pun, not only a rising wave of anti-immigrant, anti-Mexican hate, it is also, remarkably, helping fine tune a rising wave of Jonathan Swift-style satire. Lalo Alcaraz is our head Chicano artist "Gulliver" in the cause!