To think that there are individuals on this forum that want to strangle the next person who accuses the GOP of racism. The mayor is a Republican U.S. News - Conn. mayor's 'tacos' comment in Latino profiling case draws outrage The mayor of East Haven, Conn., came under a torrent of criticism Wednesday for telling a TV reporter I might have tacos when asked about how he would support the Latino community in the aftermath of the arrest of four town police officers accused of racially profiling and bullying Latino residents. Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy called Mayor Joseph Maturo's comments "repugnant" and "unacceptable." An attorney for some Latinos suing the town police department called the comments appalling. Some residents said the mayor should step down... Maturo did not return a telephone call from msnbc.com for additional comment.