There should be no guilt, no shame and no fear in supporting immigration reform. But the Republicans still have more to lose –more they must lose– before they are faced with the reality that they have a problem.
There’s no reason to have a Democratic primary. Haven’t you heard? It’s over. Locked up. Hillary Clinton will be the next Democratic candidate for president if she wants it, of course, which is totally up to her. But then again, maybe not. You see, she is so amazing that she could probably could get away with not running at all. Why? Because she’s that amazing.
It’s going to take facts and concrete actions—not words or tone—for the true leaders in the GOP to bring Hispanics into the fold, to make them feel included and invested.
Latin America is used to being short-shrifted by U.S. presidents. And despite problems at home and abroad, President Obama was right about going to Latin America at this time. It sends an important message about the importance of this vital region of the world, and helps to cultivate a stronger relationship with a burgeoning power in the global economy.