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Is Demography Destiny?

tibby2 Wrote: Nov 14, 2012 9:45 AM
What escapes many is that the modern liberal does not want a level playing field (though that is what they proclaim). What the left wants is movable goal posts. How many of you realize that the term rich and millionaire are used interchangeably by Democrats? By association, a family that makes over 250K is now a "millionaire" ? Ask a liberal what percentage of all the taxes should the "rich" pay? Ask them what percentage of a person's income should be paid in taxes? High tax rates and high tax revenues do not come from the same policy. They come from different policies.

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...