San Francisco’s Mission District recently booted Mario Conchita Alonso from her starring role in a play to be hosted in their neighborhood. This same Hipster/Hispanic neighborhood prominently features a “talking mural” of an apparent hero (Che Guevara) of this neighborhood’s residents and frequent visitors.
Cuban-born and Venezuelan-raised actress Maria Conchita Alonso recently starred in a commercial for California gubernatorial candidate Tom Donnelly, a Tea-Party Republican who advocates small government and enforcement of U.S. immigration laws. Ms Alonso immedeatly ran into a shitstorm of protests from California’s “Hispanics.” Such is their ire that Alonso was yanked from her starring role in a San Francisco (Mission District) production of the Vagina Monologues.
“We really can’t have her in the show, unfortunately,” Eliana Lopez, the producer of the show scheduled to run in the heavily Hispanic Mission District, told KPIX 5. “Of course she has the right to say whatever she wants. But we’re in the middle of the Mission. Doing what she is doing is against what we believe.”
Following her appearance in the Donnelly ad, a series of radio listeners called in to Spanish-language station KIQI 1010 AM in San Francisco threatening to boycott the production because of Alonso, according to (San Francisco’s) KPIX 5.
“I’ve been called all these horrible names, like you can’t believe,” Alonso told Fox News.
For the record: When the U.S. media uses the term “Hispanic” they’re actually referring mostly to indigenous Meso-Americans who were colonized and often enslaved by colonizers from Europe’s Iberian Penninsula. The descendants of the colonized and enslaved Meso-American Indians thus speak Spanish and bear Spanish surnames, no different from how Richard Sherman and Michael Crabtree bear the surnames and speak the language (kinda) of the colonizers from Europe’s British Isles who enslaved their ancestors. But nobody calls Sherman and Crabtree “Anglos.” (Oye pero la verdad que a este Fontova LE ENCANTA JODER!)
Alas, though your humble and loyal and hard-working servant here actually listened to the talking mural, among Che’s “revolutionary” mumbo-jumbo he did not hear Guevara’s famous estimation of those very residents of San Francisco’s Mission District: “Mexicans are a rabble of illiterate Indians.” (Ernesto “Che” Guevara, May, 1956.)
“Jefe, would you say I have a plethora of fans in San Francisco’s Mission District?”