If GOP Is This Stupid, It Deserves to Die

Ann Coulter, WND, June 12, 2013

Democrats terrify Hispanics into thinking they’ll be lynched if they vote for Republicans, and then turn around and taunt Republicans for not winning a majority of the Hispanic vote.

This line of attack has real resonance with our stupidest Republicans. (Proposed Republican primary targets: Sens. Kelly Ayotte, Jeff Flake, Lindsey Graham and Marco Rubio.) Which explains why Republicans are devoting all their energy to slightly increasing their share of the Hispanic vote while alienating everyone else in America.

It must be fun for liberals to manipulate Republicans into focusing on hopeless causes. Why don’t Democrats waste their time trying to win the votes of gun owners?

As journalist Steve Sailer recently pointed out, the Hispanic vote terrifying Republicans isn’t that big. It actually declined in 2012. The Census Bureau finally released the real voter turnout numbers from the last election, and the Hispanic vote came in at only 8.4 percent of the electorate—not the 10 percent claimed by the pro-amnesty crowd.

The sleeping giant of the last election wasn’t Hispanics; it was elderly black women, terrified of media claims that Republicans were trying to suppress the black vote and determined to keep the first African-American president in the White House.

Contrary to everyone’s expectations, 10 percent more blacks voted in 2012 compared to 2008, even beating white voters, the usual turnout champions. Eligible black voters turned out at rate of 66.2 percent, compared to 64.1 percent of eligible white voters. Only 48 percent of all eligible Hispanic voters went to the polls.

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In raw numbers, nearly twice as many blacks voted as Hispanics, and nine times as many whites voted as Hispanics. (Ninety-eight million whites, 18 million blacks and 11 million Hispanics.)

So, naturally, the Republican Party’s entire battle plan going forward is to win slightly more votes from 8.4 percent of the electorate by giving them something they don’t want.

As Byron York has shown, even if Mitt Romney had won 70 percent of the Hispanic vote, he still would have lost. No Republican presidential candidate in at least 50 years has won even half of the Hispanic vote.

In the presidential election immediately after Reagan signed an amnesty bill in 1986, the Republican share of the Hispanic vote actually declined from 37 percent to 30 percent–and that was in a landslide election for the GOP. Combined, the two Bush presidents averaged 32.5 percent of the Hispanic vote–and they have Hispanics in their family Christmas cards.

John McCain, the nation’s leading amnesty proponent, won only 31 percent of the Hispanic vote, not much more than anti-amnesty Romney’s 27 percent.

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The (pro-amnesty) Pew Research Hispanic Center has produced poll after poll showing that Hispanics don’t care about amnesty. In a poll last fall, Hispanic voters said they cared more about education, jobs and health care than immigration. They even care more about the federal budget deficit than immigration! {snip}

Also, note that Pew asked about “immigration,” not “amnesty.” Those Hispanics who said they cared about immigration might care about it the way I care about it–by supporting a fence and E-Verify.

Who convinced Republicans that Hispanic wages aren’t low enough and what they really need is an influx of low-wage workers competing for their jobs?

Maybe the greedy businessmen now running the Republican Party should talk with their Hispanic maids sometime. Ask Juanita if she’d like to have seven new immigrants competing with her for the opportunity to clean other people’s houses, so that her wages can be dropped from $20 an hour to $10 an hour.

{snip}

But rich businessmen don’t care. Big Republican donors–and their campaign consultants–just want to make money. They don’t care about Hispanics, and they certainly don’t care what happens to the country. If the country is hurt, I don’t care, as long as I am doing better! This is the very definition of treason.

Hispanic voters are a small portion of the electorate. They don’t want amnesty, and they’re hopeless Democrats. So Republicans have decided the path to victory is to flood the country with lots more of them!

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Listening to Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus burble a few weeks ago on “Fox News Sunday” about how amnesty is going to push the Republicans to new electoral heights, one is reminded of Democratic pollster Pat Caddell’s reason for refusing to become a Republican: No matter how enraged he gets at Democratic corruption, he says he can’t bear to join such a stupid party as the GOP.

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  • Greg Thomas

    How about going after the White American vote?

  • Greg Thomas

    How about going for the White (non-immigrant) American vote?

    • Dave4088

      That’s racist, hateful and intolerant. We whites are non-persons and any politician, Republican or otherwise, who might show us a modicum of public respect would be decried as a Nazi or Klansmen.

      • HJ11

        I know you’re commenting tongue in cheek, but the reality is that we White have to get over being afraid of being called names by genocidists.

        And, anyone who calls us names to keep us from organizing and supporting our own is a genocidist.

        • rudeboi

          what a strange word; sounds like stormfront or something. LOL!!

      • rudeboi

        you nailed that.

      • Greg Thomas

        Who cares….

    • NM156

      They won’t work for nothing. That’s always been a problem for GOP Inc. The Brazilian plutocrats will always live in enclaves for the rich and in penthouses in São Paulo; their American counterparts will do likewise in decades to come.

      • MBlanc46

        This is the claim that I’ve been making for a couple of decades. The US elites decided some time ago that the Latin American model best served their interests.

  • HJ11

    The GOP, today, is too full of bloodless wimps who should be brused aside by people with gonads.

    • Manaphy

      Understatement of the century! 🙂

  • The Census Bureau finally released the real voter turnout numbers from
    the last election, and the Hispanic vote came in at only 8.4 percent of
    the electorate—not the 10 percent claimed by the pro-amnesty crowd.

    Remember the NYT slider scale that determined that Romney would have needed to get 73% of the Hispanic vote ceteris paribus to win the election? Turns out that was based on the now-proven-to-be-phony “10% of the electorate” data. So he would have needed more than 73%. I think it’s possible that at only 8.4% of the electorate, Romney could have gotten 100% of the Hispanic vote and still lost the election, ceteris paribus.

    Then there’s another factor: I said the Latin phrase “ceteris paribus” twice. It literally translate “with other things the same,” and really translates to “holding all else equal.” However, ceteris paribus isn’t so neat in the real world of electoral politics, because when you do something to get one group of people to vote for you, other people may react in kind and then some. If Romney somehow could have gotten 100% of the Hispanic vote, he would have lost far far far far many more white votes because that which he would have had to do to get 100% of the Hispanic vote would have teed off white.

    Romney’s only real path to victory was getting more Republicans and more conservatives to turn out, but he punted on that when he threw Kris Kobach in the trash can.

    BTW, I’m over my disgust with Ann Coulter from last year, because she’s really nailing it on the crucial issue of the moment.

    • E_Pluribus_Pluribus

      QD at his best. Republican Party is walking a tightrope with no safety net. In the end, it had better get this let’s-hope-for-public-display-only flirtation with “immigration reform” exactly right — that is, NO AMNESTY — or it is all over.

      Nonetheless, it could make tactical sense drag out the debate because the longer one looks at the Gang of Eight fiasco the uglier it looks. Had the GOP killed the bill on the first cloture vote, they would have been more easily labeled as heartless racists. The bill itself — as bad as it is — is the amnesty crowd’s own worst enemy.

      • The__Bobster

        For the party to survive at all, it needs to stop the amnesty bill cold and start deporting the ugly brown squat monster invaders. Then it needs to get the SCOTUS to properly interpret the 14th Amendment so the anchor babies can be tossed out.

    • Stentorian_Commentator

      Your point about losing whites is well taken. That’s the kind of “dynamic scoring” the GOP should be doing in the immigration debate.

    • The__Bobster

      It turns out that he would’ve lost if he received 100% of the Mestizo vote even if the same number of Whites showed up,

  • MekongDelta69

    This is the exact comment I made on Human Events 20 hours ago:
    “Millions of words have been written about the destruction of America in the last 50 years (and I (as everyone else), have written their share).

    I always sum it up this way. There are two groups in this country:

    1. Straight, white, conservative male (and non-feminazi women) American legal citizens/vets.

    2. Everybody not in Group #1.

    Group #1 is villified and (falsely) blamed for everything.
    Group #2 is lionized and (falsely) given credit for everything.

    The America of today bears NO resemblance to the America in which I grew up.”
    ————————-
    One hour later, a black female and self-professed ‘conservative’ who calls herself an ‘independent’ (contradiction), who didn’t exactly spell too well, called me a… (c’mon, you know what I’m going to say)… racist. (Of course – what else!)

    Glad to see HE is right up there when it comes to race realism.

    • The__Bobster

      Group #2 lives off the sweat of Group #1. They need to be cut off.

  • MBlanc46

    The notion of Dems “terrifying” Repubs into seeking Hispanic votes is a hoot. The unexpressed assumption here is that some Repubs are supporting an immigration amnesty because they’re going after the Hispanic vote. I’m very skeptical that that is true. I think it much more likely that they’re supporting an amnesty because the corporate elite, who are largely Repub, want more cheap Latin American labor.

    • The__Bobster

      I love it when the libtards give Republicans “helpful” advice. Do they really want the Republicans to take their voters?

      • Puggg

        There’s advice and then there’s concern trolling.

        MBlanc46 is right, all this stupid rationalization is what people parrot because they’re beholden to the cheap labor establishment.

        • Nathanwartooth

          Concern trolling:

          That is a bad wound you got there. If you rub some salt into it real good it will make it heal faster.

          But yeah, I agree. The Democrats have been concern trolling the Republicans for a while now.

      • Greg Thomas

        They know there is no threat of that. They are simply trying to blackmail the GOP into going along with their efforts to maximize diversity, in order to ease their burden. The trick is to get the GOP to go along with their schemes; with the promises of picking up future minority voters that would never vote GOP to begin with. The GOP is stupid enough to believe Gilberto and Latisha are “natural conservatives,” just waiting for the right climate to jump aboard the GOP bandwagon.

        • evilsandmich

          They could pick off more hispanic votes by adopting a pro-drunk driving platform than messing around with this immigration non-sense.

    • JohnEngelman

      The Republican Party exists to advance the interests of the richest ten percent of the country. If you keep that in mind you will never be surprised by what Republican politicians do. I hope you will be angry, but you will never be surprised.

      • MBlanc46

        They do have multiple constituencies: the plutocrats, of course; suburban Repubs of what used to be the Northeast-Midwest Repub party; evangelicals and other social conservatives; right-wing populists. I generally expect the first named to call the tune (as they’re paying the piper), but the pols have to try to keep all the factions in the tent.

        • JohnEngelman

          Without the support of the religious right Ronald Reagan would have probably lost to Jimmy Carter in 1980. Carter, being a devout Southern Baptist, had the evangelical vote in 1976.

          Nevertheless, Ronald Reagan did nothing to advance the agenda of the religious right, and the GOP has not since.

          I give the GOP credit for one thing. Since 1980 the prison population has tripled. Largely as a result, the crime rate has declined by one third since 1980. That is all I give the GOP credit for.

          • MBlanc46

            The Repubs are notorious for doing little for the evangelicals. But the evangelicals continue to vote for them because, if the Repubs do nothing for them, the Dems actively oppose them.

          • JohnEngelman

            The Republicans love to lose on social issues. Those are the issues that anger lower income whites and cause them to vote Republican.

          • MBlanc46

            There’s probably something to that. Keep the pot boiling.

          • JohnEngelman

            When it comes to issues the GOP really cares about, like tax cuts for the rich, they manage to win.

          • MBlanc46

            I don’t disagree that supporting the policies of transnational finance capital is foundational to the Repubs. Of course, Dems vote for tax cuts, too. They just want to put a little window dressing on it.

    • Morris LeChat

      poor Anne, she is the subject of another story up today- childless white females. She has devoted her whole life to a career fighting for these fakes, now she has absolutely nothing. My guess is that she will become a heavy drinker.

      • MBlanc46

        Better men have been driven to drink by less.

        • Morris LeChat

          Do I have a good excuse then? Hey Anne, if you are reading this and want a loveless marriage for the sake of children before our eggs are scrambled let me know!

  • The members of the (R) party are not stupid. They are, and have long been, traitors & anti-whites. They are only trying to decide how quickly white Americans should become, first a minority in this country, and then how quickly they should become extinct all together.

  • The__Bobster

    I’m thrilled that Ann is a one issue voter who reads VDARE.com .

    • Stentorian_Commentator

      I’ll have to check if Human Events picked up this column. HE is becoming a real RINO rag.

  • Evette Coutier

    Ann is wrong. The GOP has been dead for many years now. We have imposters and con-men dressed in conservative clothing.

    • I believe we call those “Republicans In Name Only”.

      • Sick of it

        Or, to use an older term, Rockefeller Republicans. Btw, don’t buy gas at Chevron/Standard Oil.

        • IstvanIN

          Or Exxon (Standard of NJ) Mobil (Standard of NY) BP (which owns Standard of Indiana/Amoco), and BP (which owns SOHIO).

          • Nathanwartooth

            So I guess I should just drill my own oil and refine it into gasoline myself?

      • Evette Coutier

        You might call them RINO’s. If you look at the latest flock of “conservatives” in the Republican party, aka Rubio, he does not qualify as either a liberal RINO nor as a real Republican in my mind. Even Rand Paul, who comes as close to any politician to being what a Republican should be, is all for illegals destroying our nation. When are these bozo’s going to put America ahead of their lust for power. What is the point of being the dictator of a third world banana republic when they could be leaders in the greatest nation in world history. I just don’t get it.

  • Slightly OT.

    You St. Louisans reading these words, if you’ve been paying attention to the Massacre on Cherokee Street today, (it’s even gotten a little bit of play nationally), the latest news is that the credible Twitter feeds are dropping the word “Somalia.” Then come the words “fled their war torn country.”

    And now…we found out today why their country they fled is so war-torn.

    • evilsandmich

      http://fox2now.com/2013/06/13/multiple-people-shot-near-intersection-of-cherokee-jefferson/

      Just spoke w/ a Somali woman who knows one of the victims. Both came to this country to escape political unrest in Somalia.

      Odd how that unrest followed them, must be a coincidence!
      As well, I’m ever fascinated at how those places are over-populated despite the fact that murdering each other is everyone’s part time job.

      • Ahmed Dirir, a 59-year old man from the 900 block of Carr Street — he was the alleged gunman.

        Khadra Muse, a 44-year old female of the 100 block of Indian Circle Drive in St. Louis County.

        Seaeed Abdulla, a 29-year-old male of the 700 block of Cole Street in Downtown St. Louis.

        Bernice Solomon-Reed, a 54-year-old woman of the 2400 block of Ridge in East St. Louis.

        http://fox2now.com/2013/06/14/st-louis-reacts-to-cherokee-street-shootings

        It says all four of them are recent Somalian immigrants, except “Bernice Solomon-Reed” from ESL doesn’t read like a recent Somalian immigrant to me.

        When this first broke, I guessed it was either domestic Bellcurvius, who have been pestering that area for years, Hispanics, who are crowding into that area big time, or the gang of Occutard-style anarchists who have a hovel close to that area. I was wrong: It was imported Bellcurvius.

  • curri

    Aside from media control by a hostile ruling elite (which exists in every Western country) this is mainly a structural problem. Meaning that just about every white country that has proportional representation-instead of Anglo-American first-past-the-post-has a significant nationalist or anti-Cultural Marxist party.

    • Nathanwartooth

      Yeah first past the post is garbage.

      But it’s hard to convince people that the alternative vote is much better.

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Y3jE3B8HsE

    • it is much more than just proportional representation. It is also the SIZE of the nation. The larger the nation, the more factions therein. The more factions, the less united. The less united, the less able the populace is to elect and hold accountable its political representatives.

      Also, the more racially and culturally diverse the nation, the less united. Same as above, the less united, the less able the people are to control their own government.

      It really all comes down to how able the people are to control their own govt.

      Large and diverse? Very little control. Small and homogeneous? Lots of control.

      The above applies in general to western nations only. The more western, the more it applies…

      • also, the structure of the govt is also very important when it comes to how well the majority controls the govt. The USA was designed by the ‘founding fathers’ as they are called to give the people little control. Gridlock was built into the system. Also, factions were created by the enlargement of the voting districts by creation of the federal govt. Larger voting districts (president, Senate and US House) means more factions therein, which means less unity, which means fewer shared common interests, which means the politicians cannot be held accountable. Politicians at the state level are more accountable than at the federal level. County levels pols are held more accountable than at the state level. And so on. That is why people like Sheriff Joe Arpaio can exist in arizona. Local level means accountable.

        The strong checks and balances, separation of powers type of govt we have in america is designed to thwart the will of the majority. In western european nations, they have parliamentarian govts, which put the power of govt in the hands of people elected from small districts. That gives the people the power.

        How can we make the USA more like denmark, switz, austria, sweden etc? Move more power to the states and away from the fed govt.

        • curri

          “Move more power to the states and away from the fed govt.”

          You’re right about that-but millions of Patriotards have been calling for “states’ rights” and “constitutional government” since forever and have gotten nowhere. Do you have a different plan?

          Right now, it looks that decentralization will only come if USG destroys itself through overspending.

      • curri

        How big is “big”? France has 63 million and they have a large nationalist party and millions recently marched numerous times in opposition to same-sex marriage/adoption.

        That said, the left represses the right in France when the latter touches on racial issues:

        http://galliawatch.blogspot.com/2013/06/important-demonstration-banned-by.html

        A demonstration against the Islamization of France and “anti-fascist” left-wing extremists has been banned by the Paris Prefect because of its “provocative nature”.

        The demonstration was set for June 22, under the aegis of Riposte Laïque. Christine Tasin, one of the major contributors to RL reacts, first by saying that if the demonstration had been against extreme right-wing groups it would not have been banned and Manuel Valls would have joined in:

        What is forbidden in France is to denounce thugs when they are Islamized. What is forbidden in France is to denounce the extreme left-wing fascist militias.

        What is forbidden in France is to denounce the Islamo-thugs and the Antifas (i.e., antifascists) because the government is afraid of them, afraid of their ability to cause trouble, to “disturb public order”…

        The government has just admitted that its natural allies,Islamos and Antifas, impose their law through terror. A regime that relies on facsist militias like the Islamo-thugs and the Antifas to stay in power is a totalitarian regime…

        Nothing can convince me that a police force capable of controlling demonstrations of more than a million people, of mobilizing hundreds of vans of riot police, is incapable of protecting a few thousand persons against hundreds of barbarians.

        • it’s a continuum, a spectrum. It’s not on-off, go, no-go.
          France is 60mill or so and the USA is 300 mill or so. This size difference is a huge factor.

          Also there are other factors.

          France in fact has a governmental structure more similar to the USA than the rest of western europe. Don’t get caught up in one example that you want to point out as a showstopper. First, understand general principles.

          And forget about “the Left” vs “the Right.”

          • curri

            “France in fact has a governmental structure more similar to the USA than the rest of western europe.”

            Regional Councils in France are elected by PR:

            http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Regional_Council_(France)

            Regional councils were created by law on 5 July 1972. Originally they were simply consultative bodies consisting of the region’s parliamentary representatives plus an equal number of members nominated by the departmentsand municipalities. The decentralisation programme of 1982-1983 provided for direct election which began in 1986 and increased the powers of the Councils. Actual councils will be disbanded in 2014, and they will be substituted by the union of the General Councils of each region.

            Operation

            The Assemblies elect their own Presidents who preside over the meetings and head the Regional Executive.

            Electoral System

            Before 2004 [

            Between 1986 and 2004, regional councils were elected by Closed list Proportional Representation. The Front National was frequently left with the balance of power as a result and this led to a change in the electoral law.

            Since 2004

            Since 2004 three quarters of the seats continue to be elected by proportional representation with each list having an equal number of male and female candidates. The other quarter are given to the list that received the most votes

            There’s also the “toy” EU parliament elected by PR-but that’s true of all EU countries. As silly as the EU parliament is no one doubts that it played a crucial role in keeping UKIP from being swept into the dustbin of history.

            There’s also Italy.

            But, since there is no other Western country with anywhere close to the population of USA there’s no way to prove your assertions. It’s just pointless speculation.

  • Dave4088

    Orphan Annie forgot to mention that the high black turnout in the 2012 elections was fueled by some of them voting multiple times.

  • robinbishop34

    Wow… she quoted Steve Sailer.

    • Sailer hints on his own blog that he and AC know each other fairly well.

      • robinbishop34

        I should know that but admittedly have not been on his personal blog in a while, which ironically acted as the ‘realism’ springboard for me. I currently read a lot of his articles on Takimag. But still, she quoted him so maybe she can act as a conduit between guys like Sailer and guys like Hannity?

        • NM156

          Hannity’s associating with Steve Sailer or adopting his ideas means Hannity won’t be able to play golf with GOP Inc. anymore.

          • robinbishop34

            My hesitant optimism (or optimistic pessimism) comes from the fact that AC is now quoting Sailer. That could mean that she’s either breaking the surface, or won’t be seen on that network for much longer.

  • IstvanIN

    The US becomes a single party state, rather like SA today and the ANC.

    • WR_the_realist

      It already is a single party state. The only thing that will change is that eventually we’ll stop pretending and have only one official party.

  • NM156

    She’s right. If this amnesty went through (and I really don’t expect it to), I would never step foot into a polling place for the remainder of my life.

  • NM156

    Lulz? How old are you? 16?

  • …sick of the talk… sick of the bluster… sick of the posturing… sick of the righteous appeals for us to reason with the unreasonable… The Right and Left and even Center(open-borders Libertarians) are diseased and rabid. They want to infect you at all costs. I’m not interested in how they tick or even at what point they could hypothetically realize just how twisted they are and right themselves. Drag this stuff out long enough and it all becomes irrelevant. When people like Ann are ready to go pick a fight with these tyrants and lunatics, then let me know and I’ll be there. Until then, blah blah blah blah….

  • Jefferson

    Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio are going to be very unpopular candidates during the 2016 Republican primaries.

    Amnesty maybe popular among the Republican establishment, but among the Republican voting base it is extremely unpopular.

    Republican voters on average are a lot more conservative than Republican politicians.

  • good…I hope the GOP dies. They have been lying to us for decades about how they are on the side of the white male. Yet they do nothing. All they do is lie and sell us out.

    • WR_the_realist

      Yup. Now if only the Democratic Party would die too. Both parties have been playing working and middle class whites for suckers for decades.

    • Very good point, I became a Republican and once was a libertarian because I grew up in La and Orange County in the 1960’s and 1970’s but the Republicans as Pat Buchanan stated turn Orange County from one of the best income and little minority counties into a very expensive placed with a lot of minorities from Mexico and Asian countries. The Great Ronald Reagan was the biggest traitor once he gave amnesty the illegals flooded Santa Ana and Anaheim.

      • California at one time was a very solid right-libertarian state, not too dissimilar from the political climates in some of the intermountain western states today. However, that was its undoing: It being right-libertarian instead of the racial-populist right paradigm in much of the South left it defenseless against racial replacement.

        In fact, the reason San Francisco became the first really big haven for LGBTQMIAPDLOLPLPLTH is because San Francisco and its right-libertarian political culture way back when was attractive to the alphabet crowd. They figured that right-libertarians would be tolerant of their lifestyle, at least compared to socially conservative whites in other parts of the country.

      • Funruffian

        I too grew up in Orange county during the 70’s and 80’s. It was paradise: expensive, 90% White and basically crime free. However, many people were hiring Asians and Mexicans for menial work such as gardening, maintenance and other low-level labor work due to cost expenditures. It worked for many years. But now we face a whole new assortment of problems.

  • evilsandmich

    I dunno, checking “I don’t care” in two of those boxes while putting forth an environmental policy that actually believes in conserving stuff (instead of paving over the country for developers, “refugees” and illegal aliens) might cherry pick enough to swing some seats.

  • evilsandmich

    Those doners are doing them no favors. What good is $100 million in the bank if it not only doesn’t help you win, but actually makes you lose?

  • Archimedes_777

    THE REPUBLICAN PARTY IS CONTROLLED OPPOSITION.

    We already have a one party system. The Demogangsters control all 3 branches of govt. The Republicans are also on the payroll of the Jewish Oligarchs, and are told they must support their own death (immigration, amnesty) and that of the country or they will be attacked by the left wing Jewish media as racists and even framed. But if they support amnesty, they will be paid millions in campaign contributions and even bribes.

    So they have no choice.

    But we have a choice: binding superseding national referenda. See: ni4d dot us.

  • WR_the_realist

    Yup. I remember how the media resurrected John McCain from the dead in the 2008 campaign. They liked to say he was electable, which is media-speak for “a Republican so horrid even our Democrat will beat him”.

  • Funruffian

    So true. McShame opened up a can of worms that he should have left alone.