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Welcome back they are the fastest growing population in the United States and yet our next guest says Hispanics are widely misunderstood include in there that sum up.
Are freeloaders syndicated columnist Charles Garcia has.
-- presidents both Republican and Democrat and the book Hispanics in the US today.
Making history picked him as one of fourteen -- role models for the nation good -- to Charles.
Good morning Dave are -- this morning doing great thanks for being with a solid start with these myths and myth number one is that.
Marco Rubio is the perfect choice for the Republican vice presidential candidate that he would secure or at least help.
Narrow that gap between Republicans and Democrats when it comes to Latinos you say not so fast the -- Let's start with Florida which is a key swing state equity epic poll that was just released this week.
Has Romney on his -- beating President Obama by six points.
And senator rubio just giving him a two point Bob now we go to Hispanics and look at election cycles ten album.
From 1972 to the president there's been five Republicans that have won with an average of 37%.
Of the Hispanic vote.
McCain lost -- -- with 31%.
And a Wall Street Journal NBC poll released this week.
Has Romney at 27%.
He doesn't get up to 37 he will lose the election.
That's not opinion that's Alex -- elementary math so the question is whether senator rubio can get -- that 37%.
Using rubio the senator to to connect -- Hispanic voters is like trying to connect.
To Jewish voters with a Jew who speaks Hebrew but he's openly hostile to Israel and he's pro very friendly -- and it's absurd.
What you have to remember I work for a company that helps fortune 500 companies connected Hispanic consumers and ironically.
I work with a company called -- company.
And what Ronnie doesn't understand -- is close advisors.
Is that comprehensive immigration reform.
Is a litmus test let me repeat a litmus test with Hispanic voters like myself now.
And health care and jobs in the economy are also very important.
If you don't support comprehensive immigration reform you're not gonna get to any.
Of the other issue -- -- it seems that they don't quite understand that.
-- -- -- I dozens back leaders have told me Jeb Bush would actually do better in securing the Hispanic vote then would Marco Rubio that is for another day.
Myth number two you say -- let you know that.
Are freeloaders of the suggestion that they just don't pay taxes I guess specifically as related to illegals again you say a Mitt explain.
That is a complete -- the fact of the matter is that everyone that lives in this country.
Pays taxes when they buy stuff so when you go to the store and you buy things you pay a sales tax when you live somewhere -- their own a house you rent.
You pay property taxes.
And most importantly.
Is -- -- work.
Uncle Sam is taking money away from you in this case from documented workers.
Fifteen cents of every dollar is going to Social Security.
And Medicare and they're never gonna receive that the total amount is about fourteen billion dollars a year.
How do you like them -- That is fascinating Charles Garcia -- join the -- I would love you to come back on the program and talk more about the vice presidential pick if you would sir.
I'd love to have a great week and we appreciate cannot -- and.
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