Why Neither Party Speaks Our Language Yet

Obama has deported thousands of Latinos. And Republicans oppose a clear path to citizenship

No one can blame Hispanic voters for feeling politically isolated. Both Democrats and Republicans have failed to connect with us. Twelve million Latino voters are in search of a candidate, but so far there is none to be found.

Barack Obama broke a key campaign promise. But Republicans are making an extraordinary effort to lose the Hispanic vote. If Republicans can't get at least 33% of that vote, they likely won't win the presidency back. Since Ronald Reagan, every single Republican candidate who has gotten more than a third of the Hispanic vote has won the election. And all polls suggest...

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