Meghan McCain says the Democratic debate should have had subtitles: 'I don't speak Spanish'

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    <p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="The co-hosts of&nbsp;The View&nbsp;had a lot to say about the first Democratic debate ahead of the 2020 election, including on one of the most buzzed-about aspects of the night: the use of Spanish by some of the candidates.” data-reactid=”24″>The co-hosts of The View had a lot to say about the first Democratic debate ahead of the 2020 election, including on one of the most buzzed-about aspects of the night: the use of Spanish by some of the candidates.

    <p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="Presidential hopefuls including&nbsp;Cory Booker&nbsp;and&nbsp;Beto O’Rourke&nbsp;addressed viewers partly in Spanish to share their views on the economy and immigration, which&nbsp;Meghan McCain&nbsp;felt should have been translated for non-Spanish speakers at home.” data-reactid=”25″>Presidential hopefuls including Cory Booker and Beto O’Rourke addressed viewers partly in Spanish to share their views on the economy and immigration, which Meghan McCain felt should have been translated for non-Spanish speakers at home.

    “I don’t speak Spanish, and genuinely wanted to hear what they were saying, so I would like subtitles for the future,” said McCain. “I mean this genuinely. I don’t mean this facetiously. I couldn’t understand what they were saying, and apparently it was really important about taxes.”

    <p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="The co-hosts agreed that the move was made in an effort to appeal to Spanish-speaking voters. “If you think about it, Hillary in 2016, her turnout for Latinos was very, very poor and I think it may have cost her Florida,” said&nbsp;Sunny Hostin. “I think they understand how important the Latino vote is for them in the primaries.”” data-reactid=”27″>The co-hosts agreed that the move was made in an effort to appeal to Spanish-speaking voters. “If you think about it, Hillary in 2016, her turnout for Latinos was very, very poor and I think it may have cost her Florida,” said Sunny Hostin. “I think they understand how important the Latino vote is for them in the primaries.”

    The comment drew some light support from others on the panel, but viewers at home expressed mixed opinions via Twitter.

    Some agreed with McCain that an onscreen translation would have been helpful:

    Others disagreed with the request for a translation, and some even felt McCain wasn’t paying attention:

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