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Is Demography Destiny?

Manny41 Wrote: Nov 14, 2012 10:21 AM
So, as I understand the thinking of establishment Republican leadership types, all Black voters are a single block; all Latino voters are a single block; and all Asian voters are a single block. There is not among them a single entrepreneur, parent concerned about the poor quality of their child's education, upper to high lever wage earner, thinker, socially conscious individual in all of minoritydome? Yes, that is the type of thinking that will endear people to conservative values and win elections. We need to change our alleged leadership, not our values.
Pat1392 Wrote: Nov 14, 2012 10:35 AM
In most cases the minorities are running the schools for minority children. They cannot live large and spend the money in the classroom so the kids and the teachers lose out.
RodT Wrote: Nov 14, 2012 10:31 AM
but you just described the Democrats thinking and they win!

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...