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July 1st, 2007at 11:23am Posted by Eli

Three stories I’ve seen in the past few days which all seem to bode very badly for the Republicans in terms of emerging and potential trends:

Item 1: The “Millenial Generation” is huge, even bigger than the Baby Boomers, and they’re overwhelmingly Democratic. And they’re just starting to reach voting age. Of course, this assumes that they stay Democratic, which is not guaranteed.

Item 2: The Republicans are getting older, and the small-government, anti-tax wing is shrinking fast. (On the other hand, conservatives who want authoritarian government for social and/or terror reasons appear to be on the rise…)

Item 3: Hispanics are not happy about immigration reform getting shot down, and they know who killed it. Remember when Pete Wilson pushed for the anti-immigrant Proposition 187 in California? How did that work out for the CA GOP? It is also worth noting that when the Republicans won in 2004, they got 40% of the Hispanic vote, and when they got crushed in 2006, they only got 25%.

How’s that Permanent Republican Majority looking now, fellas?

(Cross-posted at Greatscat!)

Entry Filed under: Politics,Polls,Republicans


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