Finney noted that the last time the Republican Party took the lead on immigration reform in 2005 and 2006, the party ended alienating more Hispanic voters than they courted.
“We had evangelical Latinos wanting to meet with Howard Dean at the DNC,” said Finney, who served as Democratic National Committee communications director at the time. “That’s a shift, right?”
“We saw in droves the Latino community moving over to the Democratic Party largely because of the tone,” Finney continued. “Even Republicans in the Republican Party who were Latino just disgusted with the tone.”
“Those crazy crackers on the right, if they start with their very hateful language, that is going to kill them in the same way that they learned, at their little retreat, let’s not talking about rape,” Finney concluded.
NOTE: She did apologize but that’s how MSNBC does things. They say what they want when they want on their network and then go into the shadows of social media to apologize knowing full well that the audience she had didn’t go to the internet with her