La Bamba Lives!

by
Abby Zimet

 

Small Pleasures: Immigrant-phobic, Minutemen-loving Tom Tancredo - whose 2007 presidential ads charged "aliens" who "froth with hate" with "Pushing Drugs. Raping Kids. Destroying Lives" - arrived
for his concession speech after (thankfully) losing his bid to be
Colorado governor to the tune of "La Bamba," a Mexican folk song by the
late great Ritchie Valens, born Ricardo Esteban Valenzuela Reyes. From a TPM reader.

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