Despite GOP debate nod, Univision’s claim to rep­re­sent the His­pan­ic com­mu­ni­ty remains ille­git­i­mate

The worst part of the GOP’s inex­plic­a­ble deci­sion to invite Uni­vi­sion to co-mod­er­ate tonight’s pres­i­den­tial pri­ma­ry debate at the Rea­gan Library is that it val­i­dates Univision’s claim to rep­re­sent the His­pan­ic com­mu­ni­ty, when they very clear­ly do not.
Watch as anchor and debate co-mod­er­a­tor Ilia Calderón claims that man­tle in the network’s ad pro­mot­ing the debate:

ILIA CALDERÓN: They all want to make it to the White House. But only one will be the Repub­li­can can­di­date for pres­i­dent. Their next tri­al by fire will be here, on Uni­vi­sion. What can they offer the His­pan­ic com­mu­ni­ty? And what ar …