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Allan Hoffenblum and illegal immigration

Allan Hoffenblum is a GOP consultant and publisher of the California Target Book. Hoffenblum is a frequent quote source for the mainstream media - particularly the Los Angeles Times - when they do stories involving the California GOP and immigration. Allen Hoffenblum can always be counted on to enable illegal immigration such as by misleading about the impact of Proposition 187.

Despite Alan Hoffenbloom's claims, Proposition 187 did not irreparably damage the GOP in California.

Last modified Jan 5, 2012
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Why Judge Andrew Napolitano's opinion of Arizona's immigration law is highly questionable - 04/24/10

Judge Andrew Napolitano is a libertarian, and thus we can assume he's wrong on most things. The latest instance occurred on yesterday's Neil Cavuto show on Fox News where he discussed Arizona's new immigration law [1] .

300,000 new, taxation-friendly citizens in California, thanks to the GOP helping the Dems import new voters - 05/11/09

... state level, that translates into Allan Hoffenblum offering a quote similar to those he's offered for countless other LAT articles over the years: "The reason the Republican Party is in such dire straits is its inability to successfully reach out and change its image among Latinos and Asians... The image is too shrill on immigration. It's an image of an intolerant cult." "Changing its image"...

Mel Martinez stabs base in back, will promote massive immigration - 11/15/06

... been propagated by people like Allan Hoffenblum. Other examples are the various Chris Cannon attacks on Tom Tancredo. The latest example comes from the RNC chair-elect, Senator Mel Martinez: ...[He] said his goal will be to undo the election damage done by the border-enforcement-first message of most Republicans -- which he called "harshness only." ...Speaking to reporters after the Oval...

Reuters on Gilchrist; Campbell is actually pro-illegal immigration; Hoffenblum changes tone - 10/02/05

... Republican political strategist Allan Hoffenblum seems to have moderated his Bushian tone. Back in November, speaking of Political Human Sacrifice, he said this: "Immigration is a very emotional issue, and there is a group of voters who have an intense, intense dislike for illegal immigrants". However, the current article has him changing that slightly: "Gilchrist has the most emotional issue. A...

Allan Hoffenblum: Arnold should emulate George Bush on immigration - 07/26/05

... and KCAL political commentator Allan Hoffenblum discussing where they think Arnold went wrong. As noted here in the past (link, link), Hoffenblum can be counted on to provide advice that's not just wrong, it's un-American as well: Hoffenblum points to President George W. Bush as something of a model for reaching out to Hispanics: high-level Hispanic appointments, a good relationship with Mexican...

"Dreier race illustrates cautionary tale on immigration policy" - 11/15/04

... occasional KCAL political commentator Allan Hoffenblum:] "Immigration is a very emotional issue, and there is a group of voters who have an intense, intense dislike for illegal immigrants," said Allan Hoffenblum, editor of the California Target Book (californiatargetbook.com). "Dreier has the same position that Bush has, which a lot of right wingers don't like, and it's easier to go after Dreier...

Boxer foes court Bush, but oppose immigration plan - 03/01/04

... immigrants... ...Republican analyst Allan Hoffenblum said the division between the Senate candidates and Bush reflects some anger against immigrants in California. "I think you saw candidates playing to their audience," he said after a debate at the state Republican convention earlier this month in Burlingame. He also said that hard-liners might be on the rise within a Republican...