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Old 05-11-2011, 07:59 PM
 
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That would be a HUGE blunder. Illegal immigration isnít a white vs. minority issue, and he will only lose more votes, including black, if he tries. Make no mistake.
Even if he gets 100% of the Hispanic vote - as long as he alienates the majority of Americans he will not get re-elected.
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Old 05-11-2011, 08:56 PM
 
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Even if he gets 100% of the Hispanic vote - as long as he alienates the majority of Americans he will not get re-elected.
I guess that is something he fails to understand.
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Old 05-11-2011, 09:10 PM
 
Location: Tempe, Az
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Even if he gets 100% of the Hispanic vote - as long as he alienates the majority of Americans he will not get re-elected.
Obama WONT get 100 of anything, even from us Latinos.
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Old 05-12-2011, 08:12 AM
 
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That would be a HUGE blunder. Illegal immigration isnít a white vs. minority issue, and he will only lose more votes, including black, if he tries. Make no mistake.
A lot of white-, black-, hispanic-, and other-Americans are unemployed or worried about fewer job opportunities, lower and stagnant wages.

Obama assumes that all hispanics don't mind the higher taxes they must pay or the jobs loss and lowering of wages. That's not really how it is. Just because someone has a Spanish last name, a politician shouldn't assume they want the borders open to all who would come illegally to grab up the jobs and college financial aid and welfare handouts.

It's also intereting he made an assumption that a high unemployment, low wage, highly taxed city wants more illegal immigration and that everyone is illegal in that city just because it's predominantly hispanic.
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