Tuesday, September 6, 2016

David Ortiz: Donald Trump's Comments "Didn't Sit Well"

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In a wide-ranging interview with Jorge L. Ortiz of USAToday Sports, David Ortiz talked about his legacy, his plans after retirement—and a little bit about presidential politics. While he prefaced his remarks by admitting he is not very knowledgable about politics, he did state that Donald Trump's remarks that Mexico is sending 'rapists and criminals' to America, "didn’t sit well" with him Said Papi, "When you speak like that about us, it’s a slap in the face… As Latin people we deserve respect, no matter where you’re from. And especially our Mexican brothers, who come here willing to do all the dirty work. Latin people here in the United States are the spark plug of the country’s economy. Whoever opposes that is going to lose. And not just Latin people but immigrants. I’m talking about people who come from Africa, from Asia, other places. All those people come here with one goal, to realize the American dream, and you have to include them in our group." You can read the full USAToday article HERE.