In response to:

Republicans Clueless About Minorities

seaview Wrote: Mar 12, 2013 1:25 PM
I disagree. Reagan passed an amnesty bill and did not get a larger % of the hispanic vote. Bush was encouraging amnesty as well as McCain, they did not receive a higher portion of the hispanic vote. If we are going to consider amnesty, the border plays stongly into that scenario. We saw what happened last time, amnesty encouraged more illegal immigration. You need to uncover the real reason hispanics vote democrat. Where is your research?

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...