News Investors – Is support for an illegal-alien amnesty the key to GOP salvation? Since the election, some Republican-leaning pundits have maintained that Mitt Romney lost more than 70% of Hispanics, and thereby the presidency, because of his reputedly tough stance on illegal immigration.
Their “solution” is for Republicans to get behind “comprehensive immigration reform” — amnesty and a path to citizenship for illegal aliens. If they don’t, the pundits insist, they will render themselves a permanent political minority at the national level. The problem with this analysis: It’s wrong. The election didn’t prove that Hispanic voters opposed Romney because of his positions on immigration. And Republicans shouldn’t sell the farm on the assumption that they did. [Read More]