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Newt Apologizes to Latinos en Espanol

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When the former Speaker of the House, Newt Gingrich, said that bi-lingual education taught "the language of living in a ghetto" and not the language of prosperity, many were outraged. Since Los Angeles is the second largest Spanish-speaking city in the world, the offense couldn't have felt stronger in the US than here.

Then Newt said that he meant ghetto in a Jew way... because they're not prosperous? Preposterous! We're sure LA's chosen people were thrilled about that one.

So Newt created a video, posted it up on his YouTube account today, and here it is. Happy now?

Video of his original statement after the jump.

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