Some intelligent writers are getting into the amnesty discussion today. They agree with other writers discussed here yesterday -- that amnesty for illegal aliens will kill the Republican Party even faster. Supporting amnesty would be foolish indeed. The Hispanic question, however, is more than amnesty, we must slow or stop legal Hispanic immigration as well -- for the simple reason that Hispanics overwhelmingly vote for Democrats.
The best essay on the subject comes from Heather McDonald at the Corner, "Why Hispanics Don't Vote For Republicans." She quotes statistics showing that Hispanics are not particularly concerned with the amnesty question; they vote for Democrats for other reasons, i.e. "free stuff."
Mickey Kaus at the Daily Caller, "Alert: Immigration Sellout Underway?"
Scott Johnson at Powerline: "In Search of the Hispanic Vote."
Paul Mirengoff at Powerline: "Concurring With Scott: In Search of the Hispanic Vote."
Paul Mirengoff at Powerline: "Demography May Be Destiny, But We Have Some Say About Our Demography."
Also see Mark Levin's commentary, "Why Amnesty is Not the Immigration Answer for Republicans." video embedded below.
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