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Extensions without the GOP can woo back Latinos.
Look Newt Gingrich is trying so -- Jeb Bush.
President George W.
Bush -- and so -- John McCain.
Many have tried and many have failed to convince the GOP finished toward Hispanics must change.
Even Karen Hughes former Press Secretary George W.
Bush is adding her two cents of common sense with these words.
She writes the immigration rhetoric that came out of the Republican primary seemed harsh.
And off putting.
To many minority voters.
It's an understatement.
Yes Mitt Romney and the GOP's screwed up by hurling divisive terms like self deportation and back of the line.
When talking about our nation's immigration problems he today.
Out of noted at the time I don't know how big -- -- -- -- But those of us came in this country as immigrants legal or not Hispanic or not.
The messages and it was loud and it was clear.
It's responsible members of the GOP who by the been warning others in the party against angering Latinos all along or wishing that they.
Who now find themselves trying to desperately put the toothpaste back in the proverbial two.
Look it's a no brainer.
It's a must do.
Especially given the GOP's lopsided loss among Latinos and Asians by the way.
Two of the nation's fastest growing minority groups Obama increased his share of the Hispanic vote and -- 69.
-- -- -- 9% among Latinos.
Likewise President Obama built a huge margin among Asian voters did you know 74% to 25%.
Almost doubling his margin of support in 2008 what.
It's going on.
Here's the problem for the GOP.
As well meaning it's -- and George news jab job -- -- -- What they say about changing the tone alone is now not enough.
-- -- -- And with the Democrats at the Helm should.
When it comes to immigration it's no longer about the tone it's no longer about the words about what I had many others like me.
This Latino community have been saying all along it's about facts.
And that's an area -- Republicans can drop Democrats because the dams.
They don't get it either.
A state governor -- famous back -- common for example.
Couple lines really are you telling me that someone who's been in this country for a decade or two.
As consistently held down a job or true.
And it's paid property taxes paid sales taxes.
Should be replaced by somebody somewhere who just arrived and never contributed a died this country.
Is he really saying that the undocumented immigrants who subsidize -- Social Security system.
To the tune of thirteen billion dollars a year yes subsidize.
Because their wages are garnished anonymously through a tax ID number that's what they use -- tax ID -- instead of a Social Security number.
You're telling me those folks don't have any skin in the game you're telling me they haven't earned a -- this isn't sure about it.
They work for a decade or more.
Paying into Social Security so we can retire but they're never gonna see a dime of the money that they put in a Social Security -- promise.
-- give their place up in Washington.
Did he truly mean that someone who goes to church and -- as productive American born children who do well in school.
Has to lead the country or self deport and be replaced by old.
Who will take their place in line as long as that person coming in is not Mexican maybe.
That -- conservative groups like the restaurant associations in the farm associations of the most -- red states like Georgia Tennessee and Alabama.
All have told me that if you push these immigrants out you're gonna cripple their industries.
Never mind that economists say if we push out the immigrants undocumented or not we're gonna double -- -- cooked and uncooked.
We're gonna double our housing costs.
And that's not the least of what will play.
That's economic reality.
Never mind that our population is getting older and we need the type of demographics and immigrants represented fighting our wars.
To pay down our aforementioned Social Security.
And provide the backbreaking labor only hungry young bodies.
All over the world for centuries have been able to perform.
What I'm saying is this.
-- -- -- changing the tone changing the words just isn't enough anymore.
The facts that I just described.
And the fact of the matter is what Mitt Romney said during the primary season about self deportation and about going to the back of a line.
-- -- Don't say that because of the -- of the facts.
Leadership is about telling the truth even when -- hurts.
It's about painstakingly.
Putting facts before easy acts as applause lines for the sake of winning a primary.
-- -- -- Many of the immigrants in this country who don't have papers.
Were unofficially recruited or invited here by US companies.
And they were given a government tax ID number so that they could work in this country.
And so we could collect their taxes to share among the rest of us those are facts.
That refute the other often overused applause line heard all too often.
To some of the GOP.
These may be hard facts here.
-- the type of facts.
You need to use.
When you're trying to do something equally hard.
Like putting the toothpaste.
Back in the two.
It's gonna take those type of facts.
And then concrete actions on the part of the GOP to -- the Democrats.
It's not about words.
It's not about -- But the true leaders in the GOP to bring Hispanics.
Back into the fold.
And make them feel included.
And the best.
I'm Rick Sanchez.
And this is Fox News Latino.
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