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Republicans Clueless About Minorities

mhubbard Wrote: Mar 11, 2013 8:27 PM
For decades-over 80 years-Mexican women have crossed the border in the final throes of pregnancy, just to have the children on American soil. The only English they may know is enoguh to ask the border patrol to sign a slip of paper stating the child is born in America. My dad worked for the Border Patrol in the 40's and witnessed this first hand.

Republicans are losing elections in part because they are losing key demographic groups. Some of those groups, like Hispanics, are growing, making them impossible to ignore. 37 percent of the country is nonwhite. Hispanics comprise 16 percent of the population, accounting for half the population growth within the past decade. 51 percent of children born in California are Hispanic, and 46 percent of the population in New Mexico is Hispanic.

Republicans have had difficulty making inroads with Hispanics due to their position on illegal immigration. The left and its other half, the liberal media, have convinced many Hispanics that tough...