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Saturday, December 3, 2016

Anti-Immigration GOP Will Lose Latino Voters

Which of a long list of shortcomings doomed Rick Perry’s campaign for the presidency? Certainly, he is among the world’s worst debaters, a dim-bulb on foreign policy and a right-wing theocrat whose “pro-life” credentials stop short of fair trials for defendants in capital murder cases.

But similar attributes were not early disqualifiers for Herman Cain. Why didn’t Perry’s tenure in Texas and his stature among social conservatives keep him aloft longer?