Get with it.
That was the bottom line of the message by the national Republican chairman to politicians in his party in an open letter on how to gain support among Latino voters.
In the letter, which appeared Wednesday in the National Review, Reince Priebus, chairman of the Republican National Committee, said candidates and office holders at every level of government had to make a greater and better effort to address Latinos in a way that would appeal to – and not continue to alienate – the community.
The stakes were too high, he said, to neglect Latinos.
“Hispanics are the fastest-growing demographic group in America,” he noted. “In the past decade they accounted for more than half of the nation’s population growth, according to Pew Hispanic. No party can fully represent the American people if it doesn’t build relationships with the Hispanic community.”
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