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Julian Castro To Racist Twitter Troll: 'Grow Up'

UNITED STATES - MARCH 05:  Julian Castro, mayor of San Antonio, and his brother Rep. Joaquin Castro, D-Texas, not pictured, p
UNITED STATES - MARCH 05: Julian Castro, mayor of San Antonio, and his brother Rep. Joaquin Castro, D-Texas, not pictured, participate in a discussion at the 'SA to DC' conference held at the Marriott at Metro Center. The event which, is organized by the Hispanic Chamber, the Greater San Antonio Chamber of Commerce and the Free Trade Alliance, brings business leaders and elected officials from San Antonio to advocate for the city. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

San Antonio's mayor isn't putting up with nonsense from the haters on Twitter.

Julian Castro, along with fellow Texas politicians Joaquín Castro and Wendy Davis, was the subject of the August Texas Monthly cover story, which asked whether the trio could turn the state blue.

Twitter user Cody Miller, who goes by the handle @nickelsizehail and appears to identify as a political conservative, thinks they cannot.

"Two wetbacks and a vegan!" Miller tweeted Tuesday. "Blue as the Texas sky!"

To which Mayor Castro responded:

CORRECTION: An earlier version of this story featured an image of Joaquin Castro, Julian Castro's brother. We regret the error.

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