“Why Latinos Are Walking Away From The GOP” 1

THE NATIONAL MEMO

THE BIG STORY, BY CYNTHIA TUCKER

Why Latinos Are Walking Away From The GOP

If the Republican Party had an establishment with backbone and moral fiber, it would have pushed back against the prejudices of its ultraconservative base, educating them about the many contributions that Latinos — those who crossed the border with papers as well as those who sneaked in — make to this country. For one thing, they have lowered the age of the average American worker, helping the U.S. stave off the population collapse that is facing countries such as Japan. Instead, the GOP political class has decided to try to prevent those immigrants from voting. READ MORE