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Is Demography Destiny?

dahni Wrote: Nov 14, 2012 12:46 PM
Both political parties are corrupt. Period. Neither party does what is right for America; but instead does what they think will give them more power, and their friends more money. So, the people who make the laws, and enforce the laws, are doing that quite well. Do they care what happens to America? Probably don't think about that because they see only what will keep them in power, irrespective of the direction of the country. Cliff, what cliff? I'm driving now and as long as I'm the driver I'm goo-ooood.

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...