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Demographics may be destiny ---
but not one political direction

Washington Examiner, by Michael Barone

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Posted By:Judy W., 5/12/2014 7:51:19 AM

Demography is destiny, we are often told, and rightly—up to a point. The American electorate is made up of multiple identifiable segments, defined in various ways, by race and ethnicity, by age cohort, by region and religiosity (or lack thereof), by economic status and interest. (Snip) But over time, Democrats´ hold on these groups has weakened. In Gallup polls, Obama´s job approval among Hispanics declined from 75 percent in 2012 to 52 in 2013 and among Millennials from 61 percent in 2012 to 46 percent in 2013. The recent Harvard Institute of Politics poll of Millennials showed Democrats with a big

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He points out that McCain lost Hispanics 31 to 67 percent even though he supported amnesty. Do you think the Republican establishment learned anything from that?

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: TNVolunteer, 5/12/2014 8:23:46 AM     (No. 9845324)

There is hope here. Too bad we had to go through six years of our country´s destruction to get people to start waking up.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: southernboy, 5/12/2014 9:46:21 AM     (No. 9845445)

#1 “...Too bad we had to go through six years of our country´s destruction to get people to start waking up. …”

Unfortunately, a disturbing number of Americans “learn from their mistakes,” apparently unaware that the trick is learning from the mistakes of others.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: stablemoney, 5/12/2014 11:04:22 AM     (No. 9845571)

Democrat hope is not prophecy. No one knows what will happen in the future, nor does anyone control it. For that I am thankful, because many of those wishing to make the future their way do not intend well for me, or those that believe as I do.

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