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Is Demography Destiny?

tommy159 Wrote: Nov 15, 2012 8:57 AM
"Worst educated states" You're not much for grammar, are you? You can split hairs all you want; however, inner cities across the country are largely comprised of people who are uneducated. There are high rates of illiteracy and general hopelessnes. These cities vote almost exclusively for Democrats. Romney got about 6,000 votes in the city of Detroit, that's it. What do you think the average IQ and education level is of the rest of that city? If it weren't for th uneducated, Democrats would lose every national election.

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...