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Old 03-20-2017, 09:45am   #1 (permalink)
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Default Spring Breakers chanting “Build That Wall” in Cancun is unacceptable

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EDITORIAL: Spring Breakers chanting “Build That Wall” in Cancun is unacceptable - The Yucatan Times


Published On: Fri, Mar 17th, 2017
By Yucatan Times

EDITORIAL: Spring Breakers chanting “Build That Wall” in Cancun is unacceptable

CANCUN — What would be a dream night for Suly and Anaximandro Amable, a newly married couple who went to Cancun for their honeymoon, became a bitter experience on Monday March 13.

During a family show on the high seas, young American spring breakers began to sing the controversial “Build That Wall” chant, which shocked Mexican national tourists and workers.

This is just one of the many blameworthy behaviors that young spring breakers have shown recently in Cancun and that are described as acts of xenophobia and discrimination against Mexicans within their own country, which is (or should be) totally unacceptable.

Anaximandro, from Perú, made the following statement on social networks: “Today I was with Suly, my wife (who is a native of Mexico), watching an entertainment show off the coast of Cancun aboard a boat, and at the end of the show, a flock of Americans (maybe under the influence of alcohol, or maybe not), began to sing the infamous “Build that wall” chant louder and louder”.

The “Pirate Ship” sails out from Puerto Juárez, and the show takes place in the middle of the ocean, where attendees can witness the clashing of swords and the explosion of cannons along with a constant flow of drinks.

Several Mexican tourists on board the ship expressed their annoyance, but the Americans did not stop at all and continued singing the racist hymn.

This situation is far from being an isolated incident, and it adds to the growing number of complaints from tourism sector workers, who point out that in recent days many Spring Breakers have been offensive, rude and haughty towards Mexican people.
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Several Mexican tourists on board the ship expressed their annoyance, but the Americans did not stop at all and continued singing the racist hymn.
The writer is a Liar. Mexican is not a race. Neither is freeloader. Come here legally or stay home.
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The writer is a Liar. Mexican is not a race. Neither is freeloader. Come here legally or stay home.
Except that they didn't come here in this case...we went there.

I'm afraid I'm not on the side of the Spring Breakers here. You're in someone else's country...or in the proximity of someone else's country...keep your feckin' mouth shut. We don't like it when foreigners come to our country and start shit...we shouldn't be doing it either.
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Except that they didn't come here in this case...we went there.

I'm afraid I'm not on the side of the Spring Breakers here. You're in someone else's country...or in the proximity of someone else's country...keep your feckin' mouth shut. We don't like it when foreigners come to our country and start shit...we shouldn't be doing it either.
My point is that they claimed it was racist.

Yes it was rude and uncouth and should not have been done. Labeling it racist is still a lie.
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Except that they didn't come here in this case...we went there.

I'm afraid I'm not on the side of the Spring Breakers here. You're in someone else's country...or in the proximity of someone else's country...keep your feckin' mouth shut. We don't like it when foreigners come to our country and start shit...we shouldn't be doing it either.
This.

It's simple really.

US Citizens - don't go to a neighboring country and disrespect their country, citizens, customs, or flag.

Mexico citizens - Ditto.
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My point is that they claimed it was racist.

Yes it was rude and uncouth and should not have been done. Labeling it racist is still a lie.
And my point is that those visiting that country should never have given any reason for a writer to make that claim. If you go in and act like a buffoon, you're opening yourself up to criticism which in this case, while being somewhat misguided, was certainly deserved.
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And my point is that those visiting that country should never have given any reason for a writer to make that claim. If you go in and act like a buffoon, you're opening yourself up to criticism which in this case, while being somewhat misguided, was certainly deserved.


So we can call of the Illegals, refugees and others who are here in America who protest and wave the flags of thier home country racists as well. I'm down for that.
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Turnabout is fair play, they started it, looks to me like we have to finish it....

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Today I Learned..

Mexican is a race

Build that wall is a hymn

The word "haughty"

They can burn our flag in our country, we cannot chant.



I am never sure whether to apply "eye for an eye" or "turn the other cheek"
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Except that they didn't come here in this case...we went there.

I'm afraid I'm not on the side of the Spring Breakers here. You're in someone else's country...or in the proximity of someone else's country...keep your feckin' mouth shut. We don't like it when foreigners come to our country and start shit...we shouldn't be doing it either.
I have to agree with you on this one.
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And my point is that those visiting that country should never have given any reason for a writer to make that claim. If you go in and act like a buffoon, you're opening yourself up to criticism which in this case, while being somewhat misguided, was certainly deserved.
I don't think anyone disagrees with this.

What some do disagree with is the false labeling of something as "racist" (which we all have seen done numerous times by the media) which is not.

I think we can the vast majority of us can agree the chant in question isn't racist.

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Maybe they were looking to give citizenship to potential legal immigrants if they helped build the wall.
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