Calhoun: Wake-Up Call

Tom Tancredo will sub for Gustavo Arellano for an upcoming "Ask a Mexican" column -- really

It was just a week ago that former congressman and presidential/gubernatorial candidate Tom Tancredo and "Ask a Mexican" columnist Gustavo Arellano debated immigration in front of a packed house in Denver.

And the fun's not over yet.

In Westword this week, I publish excerpts of that discussion -- and you can watch the debate online at the link above.

The discussion will live on, though, because Arellano has invited Tancredo to take over his nationally syndicated column one week, as he did last year when Minuteman founder Jim Gilchrist was the guest columnist of Ask a Mexican -- on April Fool's Day.

But this is no joke. Start posting your questions for Tancredo's edition of Ask a Mexican below.

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Patricia Calhoun co-founded Westword in 1977; she’s been the editor ever since. She’s a regular on the weekly CPT12 roundtable Colorado Inside Out, played a real journalist in John Sayles’s Silver City, once interviewed President Bill Clinton while wearing flip-flops, and has been honored with numerous national awards for her columns and feature-writing.
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