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Miami Beach Candidate Skewered for Falsely Claiming She’s Hispanic

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Kristen Rosen Gonzalez, who’s vying to get her seat on the Miami Beach commission back, told local Democratic Party leaders last week that they should endorse her because she’s “the most high-profile Hispanic Democrat” in the city.

But it didn’t take long for that argument to blow up in her face—because she’s not actually Hispanic.

After being called out for her false claims, Rosen Gonzalez was forced to apologize, and insisted it was all a terrible mistake.

“It is being reported that I have called myself Hispanic. Clearly, I misspoke. I deeply apologize to anyone that was offended,” she told The Washington Post.

She later told the Miami Herald Editorial Board that she’s “always identified politically as a Hispanic.” “I’ve apologized and I’ve said I am........

© The Daily Beast

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