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  •  Older Cubans hated JFK and RFK because... (2+ / 0-)
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    ...of the Bay of Pigs.  They blamed them for that fiasco.

    So they've been Republican since then.

    Hispanics/Latinos from the West (many more than the Cubans) loved JFK and specially RFK who stood by Cesar Chavez.  So they have been Democrats since then.

    I came from across the River Plate and I did encounter racism because of my Hispanic origin, regardless of the color of my skin.  And I remember.

    Now the Republicans have become the party where all racists have moved to.

    So unless you are an older Cuban American, the chances are that as a Hispanic you will support Democrats.

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    by Shockwave on Fri Nov 09, 2012 at 02:25:24 PM PST

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