Don Young U.S. Congressman from Alaska official U.S. House of Representatives Photo.

Alaskan Rep. Don Young apologizes for calling Hispanic migrant workers ‘wetbacks’

Alaskan Rep. Don Young has apologized for a comment he made, referring to Hispanic migrant workers as the racial slur “wetbacks.” “My father had a ranch; we used to have 50-60 wetbacks to pick tomatoes,” Young, a 79-year-old Republican in his 21st term in the House, told Alaska’s KRBD radio in a story posted Thursday. […]