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Response to kpete (Original post)

Tue Jan 29, 2013, 02:06 PM

30. Numbnuts.

No, new Hispanic immigrants will never support Republicans. Our ancestors, those of us who come from Mexico and all points South, have lived for centuries under feudal systems where a tiny percent owns the entire country and the rest live in crushing poverty--almost like the US is starting to become. The GOP mantra of tax breaks for the wealthy and trickle down economics will always fuel immigrant suspicion, no matter how friendly and welcoming an image they project. It's sometimes been the opposite for other Hispanics like Cubans, but even that's started to change. In the last election, Obama came within 3 points of winning the Cuban vote, thanks to young Cubanos and the Florida GOP attempts to purge minority votes. There's an old Spanish proverb that loosely translated says: You can't shoot with wet gunpowder. Republicans have nothing left in their arsenal that appeals to minorities. They've shot their wad. They're not about to sail off with Latinos on the Love Boat. They're floundering by themselves on the

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