"The truth is that Hispanics came here as conquerors," he said. "African-Americans came here as slaves.
"Hispanics consider themselves above blacks. They won't vote for a black president."
If I were Republicans, I wouldn't be counting on this view being particularly widespread among Latinos. Especially if Latino Republicans -- and John McCain supporters at that -- go around spreading the word that the party is wedded to old racial divisions.
The New Mexico Independent has more.