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Republicans Need to Reach Minorities

Stuart95 Wrote: Dec 17, 2012 5:58 PM
Jack wrote, "Not all conservatives are racist, but almost all racists are conservative". Maybe he’s right. Maybe there are more conservatives than liberals that consider whites to be superior to blacks and brown. I don’t know. But I do have a question: What have conservatives ever visited on minorities that is worse than perpetuating, generation after generation, the failed schools that penalize mostly minorities? Or than the dependency, illegitimate birth, and other anti-social effects of welfare? Or than the lax law enforcement that allows copious criminal activities in minority neighborhoods? Or than the effects on minority youth employment of a steadily climbing minimum wage?

The biggest story of the past election was how President Obama’s team was able to get his interest groups to the polls and how correspondingly the Republicans feel behind on certain interest groups. It is clear Republican failed to capture the votes of Hispanics, Asians and other groups. So let’s take a look at where they are and what they need to do.

To discover what happened one has to look at what the Republicans have been doing and why they failed to attract certain voters. The first and most important point is not that they have failed policies or...