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Is Demography Destiny?

coveyrise Wrote: Nov 14, 2012 8:02 AM
"If you elect me our goal is going to be to Grow the Economy at 3% or Greater each year so that everyone who wants a job has one. The Radical Environmentalists will have to give way to actual Science and Logic. The Progressives who insist on Income Redistribution will have to give way to Liberty and Opportunity. If you want to live off the Crumbs tossed to you by the Liberal Democrats who think Government can Take Care of You then vote for the other guy. If you want to have a better chance at the American Dream and want your kids to have the same the you need to vote for me."

Some media pundits see in the growing proportion of non-white groups in the population a growing opposition to the Republican Party that will sooner or later make it virtually impossible for Republicans to win presidential elections or even to control either house of Congress. But is demography destiny?

Conventional wisdom in the Republican establishment is that what the GOP needs to do, in order to win black votes or Hispanic votes, is to craft policies specifically targeting these groups. In other words, Republicans need to become more like Democrats.

Whether in a racial context or in other contexts, the...