KNUV is a Spanish-language radio station in Phoenix where, apparently, never saying anything bad about “Hispanics” trumps getting important identification information regarding a child rapist out to their listeners. Local police are asking citizens to be alert for a suspect described as Hispanic, 28 – 40 years old, short with a muscular build, dark hair, and hazel or brown eyes. KNUV says that description is racial profiling and stereotyping.
That would only be true if they’re contending that the rest of us think Hispanics are just a bunch of child rapists.
It is ludicrous for them to suggest that the police omit that detail from their description, allowing people to potentially miss reporting this guy simply so KNUV can feel good about themselves and those poor, squishy, emotionally-unstable Hispanics don’t have to deal with the notion that they might – maybe – have a criminal in their demographic. One might ask who’s really profiling and perpetuating a stereotype, here? The police, who are giving as accurate a description as possible of a suspect in an especially heinous crime? Or is it the radio station who’s giving the impression that Hispanics just can’t take hearing that description?
Preposterous. Even the local ACLU isn’t buying that one, saying that the police are doing the right thing and are not racial profiling. The owners of that station should see to it that the management is given an opportunity to pursue other interests, if you know what I mean.
Looks like New York Gov. Spitzer’s loony idea to hand out drivers’ licenses to illegal aliens is getting killed, as it ought to be. I do have to wonder which reaction managed to knock it off, however. Was it the 70% of New Yorkers that thought it was a dumb idea or was it the fact that it created the worst stumble of Clinton’s campaign thus far?