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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Thu Jan 24, 2013, 04:51 PM

5. To be successful, it'll have to do more than appeal to nonwhite voters

The Promesa Project was supposed to energize Hispanic voters in Texas to vote Democratic. Judging by the results of the 2012 elections, Promesa's effectiveness is in some doubt.

The Texas Democratic Party was weakened by internal differences over the civil rights movement of the 1960s and the rise of the "Reagan Democrats" (in other words, new Republicans). There needs to be a renewed effort to connect with rural Texas voters, many of whom are white and conservative, in order to help them appreciate the overall Democratic vision. Otherwise, we'll be stuck with more Louie Gohmerts in Congress.

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