HomeLatest ThreadsGreatest ThreadsForums & GroupsMy SubscriptionsMy Posts
DU Home » Latest Threads » Forums & Groups » Topics » Race & Ethnicity » Latino/Hispanic (Group) » Romney alienated Latinos:...

Thu Nov 15, 2012, 10:29 AM

Romney alienated Latinos: Pols


Photo by Christina Santucci
Michelle Gonzalez, with her Yorkie Chiquita, voted for President Barack Obama in Ozone Park. Obama received a record high percentage of the Hispanic vote across the country.
By Rebecca Henely

After President Barack Obama received record support from the Hispanic population during his re-election last week, Queens’ Hispanic legislators said it was the Republican Party’s hard-line stance against immigration reform that lost challenger Mitt Romney the vote.

“This is not the party that shares our ideals,” said state Assemblyman Francisco Moya (D-Jackson Heights).

A former Massachusetts governor, Romney picked up 27 percent of the Hispanic electorate’s vote, according to exit polls, a marked decrease from when fellow Republican nominees U.S. Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) won 31 percent in 2008 and former President George W. Bush captured 44 percent in 2004 ...

http://www.timesledger.com/stories/2012/46/hispanicvote_all_2012_11_15_q.html

3 replies, 778 views

Reply to this thread

Back to top Alert abuse

Always highlight: 10 newest replies | Replies posted after I mark a forum
Replies to this discussion thread
Arrow 3 replies Author Time Post
Reply Romney alienated Latinos: Pols (Original post)
struggle4progress Nov 2012 OP
no_hypocrisy Nov 2012 #1
byblos Nov 2012 #2
rocktivity Nov 2012 #3

Response to struggle4progress (Original post)

Thu Nov 15, 2012, 10:42 AM

1. I maintain that the primary reason why republicans are against wholesale "immigration reform"

and amnesty is they don't want allow "immigrants", particularly those from Latin America, Central America, South America, etc. to register and vote as democrats. The numbers would be staggering to overcome.

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink


Response to struggle4progress (Original post)

Thu Nov 15, 2012, 10:48 AM

2. pubs won't change

Pubs didn't learn anything from '08 and won't learn anything from last week.

You can change the nominee but it's next to impossible to change the culture of a party.

Romney just looks more foolish this week.

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink


Response to struggle4progress (Original post)

Thu Nov 15, 2012, 11:08 AM

3. Candidate for this year's "You Call This NEWS?" Award

Oy vey.


rocktivity

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink

Reply to this thread