Hispanic Vote

Allan on May 16th, 2019

Republicans been told that they can’t be restrictive on immigration because of the Hispanic Vote. Most Hispanics aren’t going to vote for the GOP no matter what the party does. But even in the Trump Era, there is a significant minority of the Hispanic Vote that does vote Republican. For the entire article, click here. […]

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It’s hard to say who to root against on this one.  Maybe just sit back and watch. Professional Hispanic Commentator Ruben Navarette, Jr.  is complaining about Beto O’Rourke, claiming Spanish-language Beto’s nickname and campaign is trying to deceive Latinos into thinking that Beto is one of them or at least closely connected to them. For […]

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The importance of the Hispanic Vote and of using the Spanish language in political campaigns became conventional wisdom in U.S. politics. But in his recent election victory, Donald Trump won with a campaign that did not produce campaign ads in Spanish and didn’t even have a Spanish-language section on the campaign website. Nevertheless, Trump appears […]

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  The Pew Research Center has released a political survey of Hispanics.  There’s a lot there. The main message is that Hispanic political attitudes aren’t that different than they were four years ago. As far as the election, according to the Pew poll, of Latino registered voters, 58% are for Clinton with only 19% for […]

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Allan on February 9th, 2016

The day after Ted Cruz  won the Iowa caucuses,  La Opinión, the biggest Spanish-language newspaper in the U.S., published an article  advancing the point of view that Ted Cruz is not a real Latino. That of course leads to further questions.  What is a Latino?  Is it a racial, a cultural or a political classification?  And who […]

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Allan on February 1st, 2016

The Mainstream Media goes on and on about the “Hispanic Vote” (or the “Latino Vote” if you prefer). Does that mean that Hispanics have different interests than other Americans?  That’s an important question. Also, how monolithic is this “Hispanic Vote”? How about the differences between Mexican-Americans and Cuban-Americans? For the entire article, click here. Article […]

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Allan on November 21st, 2015

The  Mainstream Media and the GOP elite assure us  that Republicans can’t win without a large share of the All-Important-Hispanic Vote. It’s one of the arguments against the Donald Trump candidacy, that the candidate’s opposition to illegal immigration is going to doom him in the general election. Such illustrious Republicans as Mitt Romney and Lindsey […]

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Allan on March 29th, 2015

Here it is March of 2015, and the 2016 Presidential Election is already  upon us. With all the potential candidates, probable candidates and wannabe candidates hovering around the   media-sphere, one of them has officially launched his candidacy –  Rafael Edward “Ted” Cruz. Ted Cruz has a number of positive characteristics, yet is still something of […]

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Allan on July 28th, 2013

Former Florida governor, son and brother of former presidents, prospect for 2016 GOP nomination  John Ellis Bush (JEB) is stumping for Amnesty—no surprise there. But lately Jeb has been brandishing the buzzword “gateway” – that for Republicans, supporting Amnesty would be a “gateway” to the Hispanic vote. What’s with that? For entire article, click here. Article by […]

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