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Republicans Clueless About Minorities

Yvonne85 Wrote: Mar 12, 2013 8:46 AM
What the Republicans lack is a great many government programs giving benefits to these groups, they just cannot compete with the Democrats, it has nothing to do with whether they are against illegal immigration.
rcarpenter706 Wrote: Mar 12, 2013 3:31 PM
they need to seriously cut back on these programs. People need to be forced into employment by making their lives as painful as possible. It's for their own good. Laziness is human nature, and welfare programs should be designed to combat that. Our whole country would be better for it.

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...