It seems pretty appropriate that the RNC decided to launch a new Latino outreach campaign on National Tell A Joke Day: The RNC on Tuesday kicked off a social media campaign with a pair of videos, the first in its series “GOP Hispanics: The week ahead.” The videos, one in Spanish and another in English,… Continue »

On Sunday, RNC Chairman Reince Priebus warned GOP Presidential candidates to “proceed with caution” and avoid a tone that could alienate Latino and immigrant voters. Ya think it might be a little late for that, Reince? From CNN: “The way you communicate and tone is very important, and sometimes it’s not what you say, but… Continue »

RNC Chair Reince Preibus pushed his alternate version of reality this morning on “The Daily Rundown with Chuck Todd,” when he tried to insist that Obama and the Democrats are to blame for not passing immigration reform, rather than the Republicans. As Preibus said about passing immigration legislation (h/t Faiz Shakir): It takes two to… Continue »

Telling Latino Immigrants to Get to the Back of the Bus Not an Effective Way to Conduct Latino Outreach  Last week the Republican National Committee (RNC) passed a new immigration resolution that was intended to reach out to Latino voters.  Instead, it showed how much work the GOP still has to do to reopen diplomatic relations with… Continue »

On Immigration Reform Steve King Continues to Fill Void Created By Boehner’s Inaction in the House  In comments reported by Business Insider, Republican National Committee (RNC) Chairman Reince Priebus criticized Rep. Steve King (R-IA) – and in the process called Mitt Romney’s signature stand on immigration policy “horrific” and “hurts us.” In response to questions about King –… Continue »

Apparently, Republicans are having a hard time courting the Latino vote.  We can’t understand why. Yesterday, anti-immigrant blowhard and vice-chair of the House Immigration Subcommittee Rep. Steve King (R-IA) was speaking to a crowd in Pocahontas, Iowa about how the US should be more selective about which immigrants it allows in, when he began comparing… Continue »