Sunday, July 21, 2024

Comentarios from Maria: “Advice: Romney, apologize for 47%; Obama, show up, speak up”

Maria Cardona’s advice for Mitt Romney: Up until the first presidential debate, Mitt Romney was the Frankenstein candidate. I don’t mean that derisively. I use it as a metaphor of what a caricature Mitt Romney had become in the eyes of many voters. Conservatives didn’t trust him to be true to their principles. Liberals depicted […]

Comentarios from Maria: “Is the GOP dominating Latino recruitment?

While it would certainly be great to see more Latino Democrats running and winning in Senate races and gubernatorial races (though Rick Perry should look out, San Antonio Mayor and newly minted DNC Convention Keynote Speaker Julian Castro is nipping at his heels), nothing could be further from the truth. Dems have worked closely with […]

Comentarios from Maria: “GOP’s Obama obsession will lose it the election”

A month ago, when Mitt Romney addressed the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials during its annual conference in Orlando, Florida, many thought he was on a path to adopting a more nuanced tone on immigration and coming up with an aggressive strategy to woo Latino voters to his side. Instead, he lately […]

Latinos Still Lag in Federal Employment Despite Citizenship

U.S. Hispanics may be seen as a pivotal force in the upcoming presidential election and marketing campaigns aimed at their collective economic strength, but it is still harder for a Galindo or a Lopez to land a job with the feds. And arguments that citizenship – or lack thereof – is what holds Hispanics back […]