Recently fired news anchor Rick Sanchez may be wondering just that very question. Certainly he had some issues with the termination of his employment, but Ms. Allred's glowing face, complete with Cheshire cat like grin were no where to be seen.
Coco Rico has some sharp criticism of the media response in his Tale of Two Offended Latinos:
The reason for the different responses is obvious:That's on the money. Read the rest here.
1. Latinos who can't speak articulately operate on the level of pathos and can be used by liberals for dramatic effect. Meg Whitman's former maid has little control over what's being discussed. The Democrats can use her like a tool before they throw her away later on. Rick Sanchez is educated and well spoken; there is no way to manipulate him in the same way.
2. Latinos who have a grievance against someone coded as conservative are quickly given a special status. Latinos who have a grievance against someone coded as "liberal" are seen as traitors and destroyed.