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Is Demography Destiny?

Old Dawg Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 12:37 PM
The real reason for the minimum wage is that most union contracts are tied to the minimum wage. Raise the minimum and union wages increase. More union wages equals more union dues which means more money to Democrat coffers.

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...