Skip to comments.Obama shift on gay marriage energizes immigration activists while conservatives see opening
Posted on 05/15/2012 12:21:25 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. President Barack Obamas shift to support gay marriage is energizing young Hispanic voters who have been working side-by-side with gay activists in their push for immigration reform. The alliance has been growing across the country, helping dispel what many say is an outdated notion that Hispanics are less tolerant of gays than the general public.
My members are telling me that we need to learn from the gay community, said Dee Dee Garcia Blase, founder of the Phoenix-based Somos Republicans. She is now head of the Tequila Party, which she formed last year with the goal of registering young Hispanics to vote for immigration-friendly candidates like Obama....
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How does this work with the “Travon” situation? Start a fight (with hispanics) then smooth the ruffled feathers?
Tequila party? So their idea is to promote immigration law change by trading in negative stereotypes about Hispanics?
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