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Well there are new questions today about the 2012 election results and America's shifting demographics.
The exit polls and voter surveys show a deepening racial divide at the voting Booth.
And it's raising new questions about the Republican party's strategy.
And whether they need to -- And now Juan Williams -- a Fox News political analyst and columnist at the health and Rich Lowry.
Editor of the national review and Fox News contributor so why -- you written an interesting piece about this and you you call it Obama is daunting demographic message.
For the GOP tell us what you you are seen in terms of the -- and it's changing.
-- -- Well you remember -- that there was lot of controversy about the polling going into this race and that really the basis of that was.
That a lot of the Republican -- said you know what we don't believe that the 2008.
Electorate is going to be recreated in 2012.
That's all the young people.
All the minorities who weren't so enthusiastic about a first time African American candidate.
They're not gonna come back to the polls given the high rate of unemployment.
Given the low approval ratings were -- Obama but guess what they came back and they have now formed a coalition.
That looks like it could be permanent and that really would create a threat to Republicans that could make Republicans an afterthought in future elections.
If they don't somehow find a way to reach out.
Two young people especially young women and Hispanics the largest and fastest growing -- -- state minority group in the country as well as the black.
Rich that the stats prove that approval one -- saying in terms of the numbers -- how they voted what does the Republican Party do about that.
But actually I don't think they've proved that I think in this fascinating morons he did better with older voters whites and men Obama did better with women Hispanics younger voters and near monolithic support with.
Right that I -- but I urge everyone out there to look at -- -- on -- very respected.
Election analyst post this morning and real clear politics.
He's crunch the absolute numbers and the numbers he's coming up with say they're actually seven million.
Fewer white voters.
In 2012 than there were in 2008 which sort of runs counters the entire post election.
Conversation doesn't mean mean that -- and write it up -- long term trend doesn't mean that Republicans don't have a lot of ground to make up.
Among those groups but it does suggest the story coming out -- selection may be different than everyone thought which is just the failure.
Of Mitt Romney to reach more of his voters than anyone would have thought in other words the way that the election electorate may actually have been different.
Was white voters went there.
That's interesting line what do you think.
Well you know we've seen a decline in white voters as a percentage of the overall electorate Megan is down to 72% and in percentage terms won the right does not fluent.
Number writes what I'm splash speaking in terms their percentage is first are gonna come to the idea of absolute numbers.
The question would be you know then why but I don't think it takes away from the larger point -- -- trying to make rich that the Republican Party.
Has got to do something to.
You know mitigate the losses especially in a fast growing segment like Latinos that voted 71%.
We've seen -- increase as a percentage of the electorate they're adding registered voters and Republicans having no success in fact.
Making Hispanics feel like really you're not welcome here where anti immigrant anti immigration that's the wrong message I think.
It -- -- Spanish and then Romney did rich even if even if even if -- secret for the next Republican candidate to win is to get more white voters of the polls it begs the question of you know why can't the Republicans do better with people of color and and.
Women until a couple things on that and it Latino vote one it's -- through the party's talent times has just been off.
And I basically support the Romney immigration policy but when he said self deportation.
And that debate and -- even need win so it's important obviously for the party not communicate.
To these voters but that the problem is it's just not as simple as immigration policy in fact -- Republicans could endorse the DREAM Act tomorrow.
And they wouldn't ever gets the left to democrats' side issued President Obama just endorsed DREAM Act plus.
And -- actually pushed it well with -- what's the how did George Bush do well I mean -- -- -- border state governor.
He didn't have this total problem I'm talking about but if you look at John McCain who favored amnesty famous advocate for amnesty.
He just barely did better in the Mitt Romney and -- if -- actually looked into the polling.
There's a poll on election -- big poll.
Of Hispanic voters there -- asked of Republicans for the DREAM Act would you be likelier to support them I think 31%.
Basically the problem is a lot of these Latino voters are just liberals and you ask them where they are ideologically they're different place in the Republican Party.
That that's that's that's always a question -- -- -- -- the problems worse right out of the GOP make them not liberals or do we have fifteen seconds to heartbreak one can you do ten seconds quick.
-- well I just think you have to reach out and I think that it if it goes beyond immigration I think the values the -- -- -- Catholic religion very religious people.
That makes them a target for Republicans are pretty public and it would just do the -- Q Marat next.
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