In a rather bizarre twist in the by-now-familiar quest to win Hispanic voters for Romney, a group of Hispanic Republicans is attacking Obama for – deporting too many illegal aliens?
As Stephen Dinan reports in the Washington Times in “Conservative Ads in Spanish Tell a Different Story to Hispanics” (Aug. 9th, 2012):
Polls show President Obama holds a clear advantage among Hispanic
voters this year, but a new Spanish-language television ad, running
in Nevada and sponsored by a conservative group, aims to peel
away those supporters by arguing that his administration set records
for deporting illegal immigrants. It’s a message that could backfire
if it were in English — deporting illegal immigrants is a popular stance
in many conservative communities. But English-speaking voters likely
will never see the ad, which is running on two major Spanish-language
networks in Las Vegas.
This is what happens when politicians run ads in a foreign language. It closes out the mainstream English-speaking population from knowing what’s being promised to a minority group.
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Article by Allan Wall, published Aug. 18th, 2012 on VDARE.COM.