With a healthy dose of anti-Mexican sentiment. Oh, small-town politics.
“They’re teaching Mexicans how to speak English,” Toups told the local Tri-Parish Times, referencing Biblioteca Hispana, a Spanish-language section of one of the nine branch libraries. “Let that son of a bitch go back to Mexico. There’s just so many things they’re doing that I don’t agree with. ... Them junkies and hippies and food stamps [recipients] and all, they use the library to look at drugs and food stamps [on the Internet]. I see them do it.”
Yeah, you hippies! Stop looking at food stamps on the internet! (???) Interestingly, the councilman has a son and grandson that are both in jail for meth possession.