My father had a ranch; we used to have 50-60 wetbacks to pick tomatoes.
— Don Young
Don Young: “My Father Had A Ranch; We Used To Have 50-60 Wetbacks To Pick Tomatoes.” According to KRBD, “Young also believes that Americans need to bring industry back to this country rather than relying on imports. Doing so would increase jobs, although he understands that automation has reduced the number of labor positions available. ‘My father had a ranch; we used to have 50-60 wetbacks to pick tomatoes,’ he said. ‘It takes two people to pick the same tomatoes now. It’s all done by machine.’” [KRBD, 3/28/13]
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