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Sun Apr 29, 2012, 12:29 PM

The GOP's Death Wish: Why Republicans Can't Stop Pissing Off Hispanics, Women, and Young People

What are the three demographic groups whose electoral impact is growing fastest? Hispanics, women, and young people. Who are Republicans pissing off the most? Latinos, women, and young people.

It's almost as if the GOP can't help itself.

Start with Hispanic voters, whose electoral heft keeps growing as they comprise an ever-larger portion of the electorate. Hispanics now favor President Obama over Romney by more than two to one, according to a recent Pew poll.

The movement of Hispanics into the Democratic camp has been going on for decades. What are Republicans doing to woo them back? Replicating California Republican Governor Pete Wilson's disastrous support almost twenty years ago for Proposition 187 -- which would have screened out undocumented immigrants from public schools, health care, and other social services, and required law-enforcement officials to report any "suspected" illegals. (Wilson, you may remember, lost that year's election, and California's Republican Party has never recovered.)

Read more: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/robert-reich/republican-campaign-2012_b_1460495.html?ref=politics

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TheMastersNemesis Apr 2012 #1

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Sun Apr 29, 2012, 12:53 PM

1. They Know People Pissed But They Believe They Have Stolen The Election Already

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