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Angry Over GOP Losses, Ruben Navarrette Writes Petty Screed Attacking Immigrant Youth

Ruben Navarrette is a syndicated columnist for CNN, a conservative, and a self-proclaimed supporter of immigration reform. With such a platform and agenda, we would hope and expect him to use his column to promote citizenship for the undocumented in our country or to push his GOP friends to come around on immigration reform. But, no, … Continue reading »

Ruben Navarrette, We Still Like You More Than the White House Likes Us

TO: Ruben Navarrette FROM:  Frank Sharry RE:  Thanks for the shout out Hey Ruben, I read your nationally-syndicated column today.  Thanks for the shout out to America’s Voice and me.  As is always the case, your column is a must-read.  I don’t always agree with you, but especially during non-election years it’s my humble opinion … Continue reading »

Mitt Romney Trashes Immigrants. Again.

Cross-Posted at Jack and Jill Politics: Does Mitt Romney even hear himself when he talks? By now we all know about the new video Mother Jones released of Mitt Romney writing  off 47% of Americans by calling us “dependents” who would vote for Obama no matter what.  The punditocracy has been chattering ever since as … Continue reading »

Ruben Navarrette Lets His Republican Instincts Knock Him Off of His Rocker

While we don’t always agree with Ruben Navarrette’s writing, we usually think he makes provocative points in a way that calls out both parties fairly.  However, there are a few claims in his most recent column that are so wildly out of context (and so egregiously misrepresent history) that we feel compelled to respond. In his … Continue reading »

The Challenge and Opportunity of Latino Voter Mobilization

As we have documented, both margin and mobilization are of critical importance to determining the impact of Latino voters in the 2012 elections. Today, a range of observers offer advice to President Obama and Republicans on how to improve their numbers with Latinos. Political analyst Charlie Cook examines new Gallup polling on the presidential race … Continue reading »

The Challenge and Opportunity of Latino Voter Mobilization

As we have documented, both margin and mobilization are of critical importance to determining the impact of Latino voters in the 2012 elections. Today, a range of observers offer advice to President Obama and Republicans on how to improve their numbers with Latinos. Political analyst Charlie Cook examines new Gallup polling on the presidential race … Continue reading »

Rush Limbaugh Goes "Off the Rails" About Race

While many are welcoming the recent news that minority babies are, for the first time, constituting a majority of the nation’s newborns—a rather predictable segment of America is not so receptive to the change. “It is clear that this, and other similar stories like this, are meant to serve as a warning to Republicans and … Continue reading »