Yesterday, Matt Yglesias linked to this NY Times story about Hispanic support for Bush AND big government and stated:
The NY Times takes a look at Latino public opinion and discovers that Hispanics want the government to be bigger, but they also like Bush’s tax cuts. My understanding is that this combination of opinions is
Something interesting I caught on the news last night… the Houston Young Republicians and the New Black Panthers have been talking to each other. Quick google search gave me this. Probably find a “legit” news source if you spend a few minutes digging.
Little Miss Attila
I swear I spent a minute looking at “AA” and trying to figure out what you meant, or whether it was a typo, or if you really thought the 12-Steppers were that big a voting block.
I need a nap.
You know what else, John? If African-Americans ever decided that they would move, as a bloc, to the center — where the soccer moms roam — they would be the single most powerful voting bloc in all of American politics. But black pols will never ever admit that black moderation = black power.
If the Republican party made gains like this in the AA community, there would never be another Democrat President in my lifetime.
The article said 35% of Hispanics voted for Bush in 2000, and 21% intend to vote for him again in 2004. What gains?