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Is Demography Destiny?

tuttletacoma Wrote: Nov 14, 2012 8:04 AM
How do people who have a work ethic teach people who lack a work ethic that personal responsibility is everyone's obligation to achieve in their lives. Earners take it for granted they will put in their 40 every as well as pay their bills Yet how do you encourage people who have never done the same to start doing it, wespecially when they are rewarded for never taking responsibility

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...