Hispanics

The Myth of the "White" Latino
Sloppy analysis of Census data is giving the Republican Party false hope
June 19, 2014

Sloppy analysis of Census data is giving the Republican Party false hope.

Fear of a Non-White Nation
The GOP's problem with Hispanics goes much deeper than immigration reform
June 10, 2014

Republicans have a deep-seated fear of the country's changing demographics.

These Eight Charts Explain Why 'Blue Texas' Won't Happen
August 11, 2013

The numbers don’t support the hype.

The Weekly Standard's Strange Rick Perry Fetish
July 15, 2013

Understandably, Republicans are anxious to show that they can do better among Hispanic voters without immigration reform. The problem is that there aren't many recent examples of Republicans doing well among Hispanics.

Winning More White Voters Won't Save the GOP
July 09, 2013

After Election Day, the conventional wisdom was that the GOP needed to make gains among Hispanics to win in 2016. Fox News' Brit Hume and Sean Hannity, for instance, quickly assessed the GOP needed to cave on immigration reform.

Fertile Imagination
Jeb Bush says Hispanics have more babies, helping us meet funding shortfalls. He's only half right.
June 20, 2013

Worried about the slow-growing U.S. economy, and the even more slowly declining unemployment rate? Jeb Bush has a remedy: more immigrants. Especially the fast-breeding kind.

The Latest Exercise in "Blue Texas" Wishful Thinking
The state's unlikely to vote Democratic by 2024
May 17, 2013

Texas electoral politics tend to elicit sensationalism.

Low-Wage Workers Will Benefit From Immigration Reform, Too
April 29, 2013

In a recent article, John Judis makes many excellent points about poorly compensated work in America.

Immigration Reform Would Not Be a 'Bonanza' for Democrats
Politico's analysis makes way too many false assumptions
April 23, 2013

Politico's analysis makes way too many false assumptions.

Jeb Bush's Plan to Win Over Latinos Won't Work
March 05, 2013

The former Florida governor wants to resolve immigration issues for the long term. Good idea, bad plan.