3. Just a bit of "the Castro Brothers" fear/respect going around?
Mom Rosa Castro never rode the back of the bus...an "uppity Chicana" back when young Mexicans were forced to anglicize their first names. Now, they have to pronounce the names correctly ... in Spanish ... in the case of the Castro twins.
Culturally, the Cuban Hispanic and Mexican Hispanic have very different roots and political realities. It's going to be an interesting four years, but the time for the Hispanic in the national political conversation is long overdue.