Republican voters in South Texas became something of a fixation following the 2020 election when the GOP picked up votes in the region. I explained and analyzed the factors that contributed to the election climate and parsed the numbers in Great Latinxpectations which was published in The Baffler. The ‘Latinos are breaking for the GOP’ […]
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My election coverage began in February with “Latinos and the Morality of American Politics” which appeared in Palabra, a new publication launched by the National Association of Hispanic Journalists. I argue: If Democrats don’t have a message for Latinos, they don’t have one to disarm Trump. Without a coherent message that includes Latinos – who […]
My latest piece for CNN analzyes the El Paso massacre as the violent culmination of the ongoing political warfare against Latinos in Texas and the implications for the 2020 election. Find the piece here.