State Sen. Gwen Margolis makes comments following a debate at the New Miami Forum, Sept. 30, 2011. The nonpartisan group met to debate charter reform, term limits and other issues.
State Sen. Gwen Margolis makes comments following a debate at the New Miami Forum, Sept. 30, 2011. The nonpartisan group met to debate charter reform, term limits and other issues. MARSHA HALPER mhalper@miamiherald.com
State Sen. Gwen Margolis makes comments following a debate at the New Miami Forum, Sept. 30, 2011. The nonpartisan group met to debate charter reform, term limits and other issues. MARSHA HALPER mhalper@miamiherald.com

An ugly ethnic rant mars a distinguished political career

June 09, 2016 06:25 PM

Opinion: Fabiola Santiago

Fabiola Santiago

@fabiolasantiago

Columnist Fabiola Santiago was born in Cuba. She was exiled to the U.S. in 1969 on one of the historic Freedom Flights. She has been a Herald reporter, editor and opinion writer since 1980.