WSJ: "Vote Is a Blow to Republican Pursuit of Hispanics"
Posted Thu, Nov 9, 2006 at 2:01 am
As could be expected, the Wall Street Journal keeps on pushing for open borders (full article for subscribers only):
The Republican Party's dream of attracting the nation's growing number of Hispanic voters as part of its effort to dominate U.S. politics suffered a serious setback this week.
The election results reflected damage done to the Republican Hispanic strategy by some Republicans' harsh words on illegal immigration, much of it crafted -- apparently unsuccessfully -- to bring immigration foes to the polls. Exit polls, which found that 69% of Hispanic voters cast ballots for Democratic congressional candidates while 29% voted for Republicans, suggested that Hispanics are more critical of the Iraq war and of President Bush's performance in office than...