Van Tran Blasts Loretta Sanchez Comments as ‘Offensive’ and ‘Divisive’

American Power
9/25/2010

And good for him.

At LAT and Memeorandum:

Democratic Rep. Loretta Sanchez found herself in hot water this week after she said in a Spanish-language interview that “the Vietnamese” and Republicans were trying to take control of her seat.

Sanchez, who is up for reelection, was put on the defensive after her main opponent, Assemblyman Van Tran (R-Garden Grove), a Vietnamese American, jumped on the issue and called her statements “offensive” and “divisive.”…

The tiff highlights the political dichotomy of central Orange County, where two big voting blocs are Latinos and Vietnamese…

RELATED: At Legal Insurrection, “Saturday Night Card Game (Questions for Loretta Sanchez – in Vietnamese).”

BONUS: From Joel Kotkin, at Politico, “Latino Dems Should Rethink Loyalty.”

The complete article is at American Power

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