Skip to comments.Hispanics back Obama over Romney on policy, many undecided
Posted on 04/26/2012 7:37:28 PM PDT by NoLibZone
Hispanics favor President Barack Obama's policies over those of Republican rival Mitt Romney by large margins but many in the fast-growing voter group are still undecided on issues more than six months ahead of the presidential election.
Hispanics also feel the Democratic Party better serves the needs of most Americans than the Republican Party, which bodes poorly for Romney and members of his party running in congressional and state elections.
Latinos clearly backed Obama over Romney on seven out of eight issues - from immigration to social security - in a Reuters/Ipsos poll released on Thursday. The two were in a statistical tie in the eighth area: the economy.
Thirty-three percent of Hispanics felt Obama has a better policy, plan or approach on immigration, compared to 14 percent for Romney who was criticized by Latinos for suggesting illegal immigrants should "self-deport" themselves.
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Thirty-three percent of Hispanics felt Obama has a better policy, plan or approach on immigration, compared to 14 percent for Romney who was criticized by Latinos for suggesting illegal immigrants should “self-deport” themselves.
These are minorities on both sides of the issue. Sensible legal American Hispanics (did the poll try to make sure of this) might not want just any riff raff ruining their image or competing under the table with them for jobs. Asking illegales nicely to go home seems rather innocuous.
Can we stop pretending we have a chance with hispanics now? Let’s try to capture the white vote. Even the working class whites must now realize what’s going on.
Wow, what a surprise.
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