Skip to comments.The "Hispanic vote bogeyman" threat is actually a Democrat problem, not ours
Posted on 03/13/2012 9:30:44 AM PDT by Oldpuppymax
Its election time so that means Democrats rolls out one of its favorites weapons: the Hispanic vote bogyman threat. The script goes this way: The Democrat supporting Hispanics dictate a demand list to Republicans then watch them squirm and pander.
To add some salsa to the threat they promise retaliation at the polls if Republicans dare to ignore them.
This kind of knuckling under has never gone well for Republicans. Endless concessions and saying things like, Well give your cousin amnesty. Well give your kids our kids college classroom seats and throw in our jobs food stamps and ignore your past voter fraud; but please vote for us rarely wins us Hispanic support but rarely fails to anger our base who sometimes stay home on Election Day.
Every cycle Hispanic voters thank us for the goodies laugh behind our back and vote Democrat anyway. Chasing votes we will never get is a fools errand. Let the Party of Fear do the pandering its their specialty; and besides Hispanic threats of reprisals at the ballot box are toothless anyway.
How much of a threat is there?
A new Latino Fox News poll shows likely Hispanic voters support Barack Obama by a stunning six to one. This makes them as out of reach as Black voters.
Nevertheless, with the possible exception of Florida their geographic distribution does much to blunt their threat as a voting bloc. No matter how Hispanics vote Obama will win New York, California and Illinois and lose Texas.
What about voter fraud?
The indications are Obama wont be...
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