Update on NYC Puerto Rican parade debacle

The young terrorist

Ay mami!  If you’re Hiss-panic or Lateeeen-oh, you know you’re on the wrong track when Univision refuses to sponsor your event.

That’s what just happened to the promoter’s of this year’s Puerto Rican parade in New York City.

Even ultra leftist Governor Mario Cuomo is refusing to take part in the event.

Honoring unrepentant Castronoid FALN terrorist Oscar López Rivera seems to extreme even to Governor Cuomo, who had a great time in Havana promoting business with the same government that funded and trained the FALN terrorists.

Oh, but Mayor Di Blasio says he’s still committed to attending, no matter what.  At least for now.

Let’s see what happens over the next few days.

The terrorist today

From Hot Air:

The decision to honor convicted FALN terrorist Oscar López Rivera in next month’s Puerto Rican Day Parade in New York City is really blowing up in the organizers’ faces. Just last week we talked about the lengthy list of sponsors (including the New York Yankees) who have pulled out of the annual event in protest.

And now, in addition to some other big corporate names, the one media outlet you would expect to be all over the festivities more than anyone else is bailing out as a sponsor as as well. Univision has parted company with the parade rather than be associated this public relations disaster in the making. (NY Daily News)

Univision is the latest major sponsor to yank its support from next month’s Puerto Rican Day Parade, the Daily News has learned.

The New York-based Spanish-language network joins a long list of major brands that have bailed on the popular event, due to the controversial decision by organizers to honor recently released FALN nationalist Oscar López Rivera, whose group has been connected to more than 100 bombings in the 1970s and 1980s.

Outraged sponsors have been dropping like flies since López Rivera will participate and be named the parade’s first-ever National Freedom Hero. Others who have dropped in what has become a cascading boycott include Goya, Jet Blue, the Daily News, the Yankees, Coca-Cola, AT&T, Corona and the FDNY officers’ union.

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2 thoughts on “Update on NYC Puerto Rican parade debacle”

  1. Of course Mayor Wilhelm, I mean de Blasio, will attend this thing–just like he’d attend if a pardoned Joanne Chesimard were being honored in a Black Lives Matter parade. If he had no problem marrying a supposed ex-lesbian, why would he have a problem with a supposed ex-terrorist? Makes perfect sense to me.

  2. If an unrepentant terrorist connected to multiple violent crimes that included killing innocent Americans can not only be pardoned but promoted as an honorable hero, what’s to stop comparable terrorists? Bill Ayers knows the answer, and the answer is nothing. Obama’s collusion with evil in both cases is further evidence that our moral compass is completely twisted, because such collusion cost him absolutely nothing. As I’ve said, I’m surprised he didn’t commute the sentence for Joanne Chesimard, because he would have gotten away with that as well (I expect he didn’t because she’s been living well enough for many years, and no doubt she gets “outside help” to live far better than ordinary Cubans). Lord, the nausea.

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