Univision is keeping the heat on President Obama, performing investigative work that the American media has simply refused to do regarding Fast and Furious.
In a recent interview with the President, a Univision reporter asked why he shouldn’t fire Attorney General Eric Holder. It turns out, the reporter may have been asking based on even further evidence of the operation’s criminal nature.
Yesterday, the Spanish-language television network aired a special that revealed the botched gun-smuggling operation known as Fast and Furious was far more deadly than previously understood.
The documentary revealed that in 2010, a party of nearly 60 teenagers were gunned down by assassins who had been armed by the United States Government. The result – 16 people dead, mostly teenagers.
Indirectly, the United States government played a role in the massacre by supplying some of the firearms used by the cartel murderers. Three of the high caliber weapons fired that night in Villas de Salvarcar were linked to a gun tracing operation run by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), according to a Mexican army document obtained exclusively by Univision News.
And it gets worse…
Univision News identified a total of 57 more previously unreported firearms that were bought by straw purchasers monitored by ATF during Operation Fast and Furious, and then recovered in Mexico in sites related to murders, kidnappings, and at least one other massacre.
In fact, the report indicates that other U.S. agents had fallen victim to guns supplied by the U.S. government.
Victor Avila and Jaime Zapata, two U.S. Federal Agents assigned to the U.S. Embassy in Mexico, were in the process of transporting surveillance equipment when their vehicle was surrounded by cartel members and shot more than 90 times. Zapata died and Avila was seriously wounded.
An official familiar with the Congressional investigation into Fast and Furious referred to Univision’s report as “the holy grail”. The report also showed that guns were trafficked to other countries as well.
“Univision News’ Investigative Unit was also able to identify additional guns that escaped the control of ATF agents and were used in different types of crimes throughout Mexico,” the network added. “Furthermore, some of these guns — none of which were reported by congressional investigators — were put in the hands of drug traffickers in Honduras, Puerto Rico, and Colombia. A person familiar with the recent congressional hearings called Univision’s findings ‘the holy grail’ that Congress had been searching for.”
Waiting for the punchline? There isn’t one.
This isn’t a satirical article, ala The Onion. Nor is it a joke.
Liberal websites Gawker, the Huffington Post, and Democratic Underground are actually pushing the conspiracy theory that Mitt Romney dyed his face brown for an interview on Univision, in an attempt to appeal to Latino voters.
Here’s the Gawker write-up:
Mitt Romney currently trails President Obama among registered Latino voters by nearly 40%, and getting caught saying things like “it would be helpful to be Latino” certainly isn’t helping.
But has it gotten so bad that Romney is now resorting to “brownface” in order to make himself more appealing to Univision viewers? Democratic Underground has looked at the photo above from last night’s “presidential forum”and concluded that, yes, Romney definitely “dyed his face brown.”
I would imagine it has to actually physically hurt a person to be this level of stupid.
Of course, these liberal sites do not necessarily concentrate their stupidity on any one group, they tend to spread it around.
Remember when the Huffington Post was accusing a Hillary Clinton ad of darkening the face of Barack Obama to make him look more ‘threatening’?