Except 'wetbacks' isn't a racial or ethnic slur. It's a term to describe illegal immigrants who get here via water. Water is wet, and when people come here illegally through water, their back gets wet, hence the term Wetback.
I'm aware of where the term comes from. It's an ethnic slur delivered at Mexicans. Do we call the ones that cross the desert in Arizona "Drybacks?"
Originally Posted by Jetboogieman
This issue has been plowed more times than Paris Hilton.
Yup really. He never switched to the GOP and only went third party because of the hubbub after his failed party coup against JFK in the 64 nomination cycle. After the assassination his attempt to take party control was shelved. Finding no home with the GOP or the dems he tried third party in 68.