Hispanics

The "Ferguson Moment" for Latinos That Never Was
Why the Pasco police killing didn't spark a national debate
February 24, 2015

Why the Pasco police killing didn't spark a national debate.

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.

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