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Is Demography Destiny?

rosalyn3 Wrote: Nov 14, 2012 11:17 AM
Your argument sounds good, but to me, it may be part of our present problems. We choose not to look at history or teach it and so we don't learn from it. Republicans out there, look, read and learn!

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...