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Son of Undocumented Immigrants Wins Gold

A great victory for the U.S. comes from a citizen right-wingers would want to deport.
 
 
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Whatever you do, don't let Michelle Malkin and her horde of flying wingnut monkeys hear about Henry Cejudo:

Henry Cejudo, the 21-year-old wrestling prodigy who had wrestled in only one world-level senior tournament before Beijing, has won the Olympic gold medal in men's freestyle 55-kilogram wrestling.

Cejudo, the son of undocumented Mexican aliens who bypassed a college career to try to become an Olympian, assures the United States of winning a freestyle wrestling gold for the ninth consecutive Olympics at which it has competed.

If the nativist wingnuts -- the ones demanding the deportation of all 12 million "illegal aliens" (as they like to call them) -- get ahold of his parents, they could wind up back in Mexico. Heaven forfend if any children should be involved.

David Neiwert is a freelance journalist based in Seattle, and the assistant editor of Crosscut.

 
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