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Rubio's Amnesty: A Path to Oblivion for the GOP

bob sledd Wrote: Jan 31, 2013 11:52 AM
The Republicans will NOT get any appreciable Hispanic Votes, and they will LOSE the Votes of people who oppose Amnesty on the grounds of A: it is a breech of LAW. B|: it did not work in 1986. C: we have 15 to 20 million Americans unemployed This is a LOSE Lose scenario for Rubio and his repubs... Do this and you lose me for sure, and you WON'T get the Hispanic vote anyway.

Apart from finding out that Barack Obama did far worse in his re-election than nearly any other incumbent who won re-election, the only thing that perked me up after Nov. 6 was coming across a Time magazine published after the 2004 election, when George W. Bush won a second term.

In the mirror image of all the 2012 post-election analyses, the Democrats were said to be finished, out of ideas, hopelessly unpopular. It's like watching MSNBC, with the word "Democrats" replaced with "Republicans."

Democrats had thrown everything they had into beating Bush, crushing the Howard Dean wing of...