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Old 09-08-2019, 09:50 AM
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Mr. Dibble:

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Hispanics have been in the US longer than WASPs...
You mean like the descendants of the original Spanish colonists in New Mexico, Arizona and California? They don't consider themselves to be Hispanic (they prefer to be called "Hispanos") and don't vote like what's more commonly considered the "Hispanic" community in America - fourth-or-fewer-generation immigrants primarily from Mexico, Puerto Rico (technically not immigrants, but you know what I mean), the Dominican Republic and Cuba.

Logically, the argument about immigrant self-selection that was put forth in the quote I had responded about should apply as much to these groups as to Asian-Americans, but it does not seem to yield the same result.
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