GOP Now Facing Political Trap With Hispanic Voters
Posted by Ashish on 11.08.2012
Republicans are now locked in a box that will make it hard for them to get much of the Hispanic vote regardless of what they do...
One of the things most Republican pundits/strategists/hacks have finally woken up to following Obama's electoral landslide win on Tuesday is that they probably can't continue to lose the Hispanic vote by 40%+ if they ever want to win a national election again. Welcome to 2012.
That being said, solving their problem with Hispanic voters is going to be very politically tricky now. As I said yesterday, this election could be the final real chance the GOP had to win back Hispanic voters. Why do I say that? It's pretty simple. It is very likely now that Obama is going to try and pass comprehensive immigration reform in his second term. Republicans can play this in one of three ways: