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Is Obama Shaping a New Majority?

PhillupSpace2 Wrote: Jan 15, 2013 5:17 AM
Is Obama Shaping A New Majority? HELL YES HE IS! Just what is credited with his win this time and who has the Republicans scrambling to lick thei boots? Hispanics! I for one remember your article showing that Amnesty would do little for Republicans but no one can prove Republicans are smart. There is just no empericlal evidence to support that claim! The important facts are these. Reagans Amnesty did not change Hispanic voting patterns. Republicans got less Hispanic votes after Amnesty. The Census tells us the Hispanic population grew more than 4% a year between 2000 and 2010. A population that grows 4% doubles every 17 years; and 75% of them vote Democrat! Are Democrats going to get 25 million new Hispanic voters?
In the 20th century, only two presidents shaped new governing coalitions that outlasted them. They were the only two men to appear on five national tickets.

The first was FDR, who rang down the curtain in 1932 on the seven decades of Republican hegemony since Abraham Lincoln that had seen only two Democrats in the White House. And Grover Cleveland and Woodrow Wilson had made it only because of divisions inside the GOP.

Franklin Roosevelt would win four terms, and his party would win the presidency in seven of nine elections between 1932 and 1968.

Richard Nixon was the next craftsman of...

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