First, on the recording embedded below, he said (emphasis mine):
I understand that they found out today that Miss Sotomayor is a member of La Raza, which means in illegal alien, “the race.” And that should not surprise anyone because she’s already on record with a number of racist comments.This follows an earlier statement by former GOP Rep. Tom Tancredo La Raza was "a Latino KKK without the hoods and the nooses." In reality, The National Council of La Raza (NCLR) is " the largest national Hispanic civil rights and advocacy organization in the United States and works to improve opportunities for Hispanic Americans."
The GOP is having a great deal of trouble with Latino voters; is the above a smart thing for a conservative to say? Go for it, turn off more people from your party. And, something sure to turn off women voters:
Let’s hope that the key conferences aren’t when she’s menstruating or something, or just before she’s going to menstruate. That would really be bad. Lord knows what we would get then.Hey, Liddy, she's 54. Almost certainly she's memopausal. But besides that, what an offensive statement.
G. Gordon Liddy is perhaps best known for his role in the Nixon-era Watergate scandal. He spent four years in prison for the affair.
Listen to his "commentary," if you can call it that, below: