viernes, 19 de octubre de 2012

Conozca la salvadoreña que hizo la pregunta de inmigración en el debate presidencial


By CRISTINA COSTANTINI
Oct. 17, 2012
The most tweeted about moment from last night's Presidential debate had nothing to do with Libya, gun control, or taxes, according to Twitter's own calculations. Rather, the moment that caused the most conversation, with nearly 110,000 tweets per minute, was a question about immigration and the candidates' confusion about the name of person who asked it.
Candy Crowley, the debate's moderator, introduced a 24-year old hairdresser from Long Island, New York as Lorraine Osorio. "Candy said it perfectly," Osorio told ABC/Univision, "I don't know what happened there."
PHOTO: Lorraine Osorio, 24, asked Governor Romney how he would handle immigrants currently in the country without documents.
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Lorraine Osorio, 24, asked Governor Romney... View Full Size
PHOTO: Lorraine Osorio, 24, asked Governor Romney how he would handle immigrants currently in the country without documents.
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Lorraine Osorio, 24, asked Governor Romney how he would handle immigrants currently in the country without documents.
This is how it went:
ROMNEY: Is it Loraina?
OSORIO: Lorraine.
ROMNEY: Lorraine?
OSORIO: Yes, Lorraine.
ROMNEY: Lorraine.
OSORIO: How you doing?
ROMNEY: Good, thanks.
Then, Osorio got her chance to pose a question that hadn't yet been addressed in the presidential debates : "Mr. Romney, what do you plan on doing with immigrants without their green cards that are currently living here as productive members of society?" she asked.
Before Gov. Mitt Romney could answer, he had one last question: "Thank you. Lorraine? Did I get that right?" Later in the debate, President Barack Obama also bungled her name, before correcting himself.
"Lorranna -- Lorraine -- we are a nation of immigrants," he said.
For the record, It's Lorraine. The young woman, whose name caused so much confusion and Twitter activity, says that she hasn't given that part of the evening much thought.
"I really don't care," Osorio said. "As long as they hear

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