How many minutes did it take for the American Music Awards to exploit Obama’s amnesty?

You knew it was coming, but how long did the liberal glamour set wait before they celebrated the decree on immigration from the almighty king at the American Music Awards Sunday night?

You’d have to check the transcripts to be exact, but by most accounts , it was just about 10 minutes.

Such restraint.

Here’s what international Cuban superstar and host Pitbull said just after a heavily-promoted performance by Taylor Swift opened the show.

“You guys already know I’m Cuban, but you know, America, not all Latinos are Mexican — maybe we are,”  he said, according to Hollywood Reporter.

Looking around the room, the Miami singer noted the diversity and commented, “black, white, pink, purple, orange, Asian, Latinos — and guess what? President Obama said, we can all stay!”

Milking the Latin theme a little more, he said, “ABC found out last year that when I spoke just three Spanish words, ratings went up 142 percent, so get ready for three hours of just subtitles . . . That’s another four million viewers!”

Twitter users responded unkindly and noted that, ironically, the Latin performers were shunned in the telecast when the Favorite Latin Artist award winner Enrique Iglesias only received a “shout out,” according to tweets reported by Twitchy.

Michele Kirk


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