McCain ad contains dubious Spanish translation on new immigration policies.


Sen. John McCain’s (R-AZ) latest effort to have it both ways on immgration is illustrated in a new English narrated Spanish-language ad. In the ad, McCain touts “pro-innovation immigration policies” in English (a move to seemingly appease the right wing base), but the Spanish text that appears simultaneous to that declaration trumpets “Immigration Policy Innovation,” a term that makes it sound like he supports comprehensive immigration reform. Watch it:

Lost in translation? Maybe. But because McCain’s immigration position has flip-flopped-flipped, the evidence suggests deliberate deception. More on this story over at the Wonk Room.