'Window dressing' at the RNC?
L.A. mayor: Speakers meant to add votes
- Duration 4:14
- Date Sep 2, 2012
L.A. mayor: Speakers meant to add votes
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Democratic National Convention in Los Angeles mayor Antonio Figaro says accusing Republicans of window dressing their convention.
With Hispanic speakers.
Can just trot out.
A brown -- around a Spanish surname and expect the people are gonna vote.
For your party are your candidate.
Those comments come after the DNC announced Puerto Rican crooner Marc Anthony will sing national the National Anthem at -- -- our next guests were in attendance at the RNC.
Actress and radio talk show host Janine Turner spoke at the convention -- joined by our -- this morning.
Juliet is the author of the new book.
Our constitution or rocks we'll get to the book and testimony admitted it is fantastic.
Should get a -- -- -- let me ask you to react to what.
The head of the damage kind of national convention -- just there.
A lot of it is pretty insulting especially today two or three.
Of Nevada New Mexico Puerto Rico yes we Republicans have three.
Hispanic governors -- as the Democrats zero.
Right and and they boast a lot about about their numbers of delegates.
Are reflecting more minorities and women but has been more important at this stage to have some leaders have some actually elected officials -- as Hispanics -- I think of -- -- timeline up there on -- stage Susanna Martinez and.
The question of Marco Rubio and and we get to and governors of Indian descent as well Bobby Jindal and Nikki Haley so hello Democrats -- zero.
-- on your screen you can -- Saddam Martinez was fantastic did and I Brian Sandoval he's the governor from Nevada he spoke this week.
Ted -- obviously the senate candidate down there in Texas.
And the governor of Puerto Rico was well so it there's some fantastic -- -- by all of them I -- -- ask about the book this morning Juliette you have written a book now about the constitution.
Yeah most of your friends probably not reading books probably not about the constitution what got you so interested in it.
-- the constitution I believe is America's road -- and what I had a dream began driving everything so we wouldn't know Hoffman card offers learning how to drive know what winning think -- the highways.
And so we have to -- our constitution in order should drive America down -- path across posterity.
And so I read a book for my generation because.
We're the future voters -- the future of America and if we don't know our constitution we want to how to protect it and so I wrote.
About get a hip and cool way for kids because it's based on nine -- as I wrote originally.
And so it had nine chapters for -- each chapter I have.
Different sections what the bottom line which is a cliff notes section hurt us -- great for adults.
Because I have that -- laws and I explained one line in -- language -- have like why should I care yeah that's what we ask yeah and why should I care about the constitution that nine times and have a I -- -- why should it what is dumped me lately.
Some of the Nike -- get my kids to eat vegetables how did you get your daughter to care so much about the constitution well I Saturday on them.
-- we read the constitution together and then I aides started foundation costing America and we took a 6010 mile road trip -- -- our winners and that the for a documentary.
It's -- home schooled in that year and we had guess scholars that that right ninety essays explaining the United States constitution.
At our foundation costing America -- it when I'm home school that just that year.
As it -- for history writes.
I'd take this professors SA and right for kids as she said.
And is on your man -- harpers Collins on it and pick it up and decided be great but so we we we things on event as well -- didn't.
Right now about what the outline in the but -- -- colorful and you're also this week at the Republican National Convention -- -- long did you see the constitution.
At work there at the convention yes it was it was a Republican work it really was it was great I love just looking out -- convention -- all.
All of the people there are American's parent it was just so great because you can just feel the passion in the sense of patriotism in the room and to see the political process however -- fantastic the book is our constitution rocks.
Check it down you should -- for your kids Juliette Janine Turner thank you both for being here they can write stuff we appreciate it.