Florida Democrats spar with Hispanic columnist over Biden outreach event in Miami

The Democratic Hispanic Caucus of Florida took aim at Miami Herald columnist Fabiola Santiago for her critique of the launch of a Hispanic outreach initiative for President Joe Biden‘s campaign.

Santiago wrote a column for the Miami Herald on Friday titled “Three gringos in Coral Gables launch Biden-Harris Latino campaign. (Sad trombone.)” which took aim at the Biden campaign using three white people — invoking the controversial term “gringo” in her column — to reach out to Hispanic and Latino voters for the November election.

In her column, Santiago belittles the Biden campaign for not using high-profile Hispanic allies of the president to announce the initiative and argues it showed Democrats are not as serious about flipping Florida as they are with other battleground states.

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