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Is Demography Destiny?

knochel Wrote: Nov 14, 2012 2:24 PM
Unfortunately, I believe you're right, telling people who voted for Obama the truth will not cause them to reflect on their own selfishness and and decide to become productive members of society. The Republican party does not have a problem with minorities, it has a problem with liberal minorities (and majorities).
Jay Wye Wrote: Nov 14, 2012 8:38 PM
what the Republicans need to do is point out loudly and frequently how each DemocRAT act economically HARMS the ethnics and special interests. They did NOT hammer on the economy in any effective way in the last election. Instead they succumbed to diversions.

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...