Santa Ana, CA - Councilwoman Compares Jewish Businessman To Hitler

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[UPDATED: Harry Shearer Weighs In] Claudia Alvarez, Santa Ana Councilwoman/Deputy District Attorney, Goes On Anti-Semitic Rant
By Gustavo Arellano Sun., Aug. 28 2011 at 3:00 PM
Update: August 28, 3:51 p.m. On today's broadcast of KCRW-FM 89.9's Le Show, Harry Shearer referenced Alvarez's stupidity. I don't listen to the show because it conflicts with Breakfast with the Beatles over at KLSX-FM 95.5, but I guess it came out during one of his bits where he reads bullet points about the news.
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After cracking a non-Mexican joke at the city ("Yes, Santa Ana has a downtown," Shearer said), the voice of Ned Flanders and many other Simpsons characters summed the story for his Santa Monica listeners, ending with word that Alvarez apologized but that gentrifier Irv Chase had no comment.
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