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Is Demography Destiny?

Harold15 Wrote: Nov 14, 2012 5:44 AM
Hey, stupid. California is dying. They are going broke because they give so many benefits to illegals from Mexico and deny citizens what they deserve. If they seceded, they wouldn't even be able to call themselves a 3rd world state.

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...