Skip to comments.31 GOP Votes To Kiss Off A Constituency (Barf Alert!!)
Posted on 08/11/2009 6:21:41 PM PDT by Kaslin
During his recent HBO special, "Tall, Dark and Chicano," comedian George Lopez tore a hole in the Big Tent. Incensed that 31 Senate Republicans had voted against Sonia Sotomayor's nomination to the Supreme Court, Lopez informed the GOP that it would never again get the votes of Latinos.
In fact, he said, given changing demographics, Republicans might as well get used to losing in the years to come because "you won't win a . . . pie-eating contest."
That's harsh, but fair. Republicans know not what they did. They're only fooling themselves if they think they won't pay a price for their petty opposition to the nation's first Latina justice.
Remember when Republicans used to say that people should take responsibility for their actions? Never mind. They didn't mean it. Not when it comes to Senate Republicans trying to dodge responsibility for voting against Sotomayor.
They might be able to stand behind their votes if they weren't afraid that they were standing on quicksand. They're terrified that Hispanics will be sore winners and take retribution at the ballot box starting in 2010 and possibly lasting for decades.
In fact, Republicans are so desperate to avoid incurring the wrath of one of the fastest growing parts of the electorate that they've pulled a page from the Democrats' playbook.
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once upon a time, that would be called “dirty rotten cowards”
Democrats roadblocked Miguel Estrada for 480 days. Did you write about their kissing off of a voter group??
Petty opposition? my Senator voted against her because of her horrid views on the 2nd amendment and her racist views of thinking her ethnicity should guide her lawmaking/ interpretation. Hardly petty, Tom Coburn voted exactly how any responsible senator should vote.
We NEVER had the votes of ILLEGALS who want FREE STUFF....that is the DEMOCRAT Constiuency, not ours.
When has the GOP ever gotten the votes of Latinos?
This is crap. A racist crap article. The Hispanics I know who vote for Republicans didn’t want Sotomayer either. The idea that an ethnic group is brain dead and monolithic driven only by ethnic allegiance even if true should be assailed as a problem not something to be given into.
Navarette is a La Raza racist goon.
Not a peep from this group. Coincidence?
This Low-pez schmuck missed a very important point.
The Latinos that won't vote for them again would have NEVER voted for them in the first place!
RUBEN NAVARRETTE JR’s main occupation is being an angry minority.
Ruben, you are wrong 95% of the time. Why would you be right this time.
George Lopez is an ignorant fool. Race-baiting is the hight of ignorance. Look at her record and her speaches and decide....not by her race or the color of her skin.
Is stupidity being taught as a graduate course?
Its a socialist bfront. Feminist movement is not about women. eco movement is not about the environment. etc etc etc
They are all simply fronts for the socialist movement
Haven’t read such BS from a “friendly source” in quite a while!
McCain sucked up to them like a Hoover and it didn’t do him any good. They voted against him overwhelmingly. The vast majority of them are looking for a handout, a freebie, having been schooled in socialism in their home countries, and have figured out that’s what the Dems have to offer in exchange for obedience. What he is saying is, they’re here for what they can get, and if a political party doesn’t play that game, they won’t vote for that party. At least he’s honest.
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