Big Mexican Women Interfering With the Fight Against the Taliban
Why, it’s fear-mongering about illegal immigrants from Mexico harboring scary Mooslems from Afghanistan.
Don’t forget to throw in a dash of misogyny and ethnic stereotypes, too!
Presenting Fox News’ EXCLUSIVE story from San Antonio and their general asshattery of the day:
“BMWs [Big Mexican Women] are helping Afghans go AWOL from a Texas air base”
Yes, that is the headline. Surprisingly, there’s no mention as to whether the women are making tortillas or playing in a mariachi band while they’re at it.
According to Fox News:
A loose network of Mexican-American women, some of whom may be illegal immigrants, have been responsible for helping numerous Afghan military deserters go AWOL from an Air Force Base in Texas, FoxNews.com has learned.
Many of the Afghans, with the women’s assistance, have made their way to Canada; the whereabouts of others remain unknown. Some of the men have been schooled by the women in how to move around the U.S. without any documentation.
The Afghan deserters refer to the women as “BMWs” — Big Mexican Women — and they often are the first step in the Afghans’ journey from Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas, to Canada.
Foreign soldiers attend DLI [Defense Language Institute] to learn English before they receive specialized military training at various installations in the U.S.
The Afghan military men usually meet the women at three nightclubs in San Antonio, according to the DLI source, who accompanied some of the men to these locations and has been privy to discussions among them about the establishments and the women. The nightclubs include two military hangouts — Tiffany’s Cocktails and Mirage, located outside Lackland’s main gate — and Graham Central Station, a massive warehouse-like building in downtown San Antonio that houses “six nightclubs under one roof” that host a variety of theme nights. Photos on Graham Central’s website show scantily clad women rolling around in what appears to be Jell-O.
The women who help the deserters are like groupies, sources told FoxNews.com. Many are single and older than the Afghans, who tend to be in their early 20s. If an Afghan needs a ride, they’ll pick him up. If they’re needed to run errands — or to take them away from the base in the middle of the night — they will be there at a moment’s notice, the sources said.
Dear sweet 8 pound 6 ounce baby Jesus, I don’t even know where to begin in unpacking this story. Should I start at the Jello wrestling, the trafficking in misogynist ethnic stereotypes about Latino women, or the assumption that if a person is Mexican-American then she “may be an illegal immigrant”?