Thomas is not an African-American because the justice doesnt blindly subscribe to liberal orthodoxy, the paper wrote, before pointing out other examples of Reid compartmentalizing minorities. During his 2010 re-election campaign, Reid said of Latino voters, I dont know how anyone of Hispanic heritage could be a Republican, OK? Do I need to say more? As the editorial points out, Nevadas Republican governor, Brian Sandoval, is Hispanic. Never mind that Sen. Reid himself, like the entire Senate Democratic leadership, is as white as an Irishman in a snowstorm, the editorial continues, arguingthat after more than five years of Democrats controlling the White House and Senate, unemployment rates for blacks and Hispanics remains scandalously high. (RELATED: Harry Reid Apparently Thinks Clarence Thomas Is White) Reids proposed solution to the problem, a higher minimum wage, will make the problem worse, according to the paper.
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