"I join the fray and ask: Is illegal immigrant a "stinking rose?" Is it an ad hominem attack on Latinos like the now quaint but still non-PC terms, "d-a-g-o"* or "wop," or "paddy" or "mick," used to slime earlier immigrants of Italian or Irish provenance? I say yes and side with the Drop the 'i' campaigners." - Angelo Paparelli, July 9, 2012.
* I had to spell out d-a-g-o- because some genius programming censor at LexisNexis renders the offensive word as **** - but lets wop, paddy and mick slide. Go figure.