Wetbacks…’cause that’s what they are. You don’t like the term? Tough shit. It has nothing to do with Mexican-Americans. (God, I hate these hyphenated terms!) A wetback is here illegally, period. And Cesar Chavez didn’t want them here. He realized that without competing labor, wages would go up for hi s constituency. Read to the end of the short article and you’ll see that even an economically illiterate institution like the NYT’s acknowledges the point.