Jill Biden rebuked after saying Latinos as unique as ‘breakfast tacos’

A Hispanic journalist group rebuked first lady Jill Biden after she said Latinos were as unique as “breakfast tacos” during a speech in San Antonio on Monday.

Biden was praising civil rights icon Raul Yzaguirre during the annual conference of UnidosUS when she made the bizarre compliment.

Yzaguirre led the advocacy organization, which used to be known as the National Council of La Raza, for three decades. 

“Raul helped build this organization with the understanding that the diversity of this community — as distinct as the bodegas of the Bronx, as beautiful as the blossoms of Miami, and as unique as the breakfast tacos here in San Antonio — is your strength,” Biden said.

When addressing the Bronx bodegas, though, she mispronounced the convenience stores and said “bogedas.”

The National Association of Hispanic Journalists panned the remarks, stating, “We are not tacos.” Read the full story HERE

By David Propper

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