Assertion (March 20th, 2012):
Texas Redistricting Costing Republicans & Romney
As the Texas redistricting fiasco continues, Reuters reports that Republicans are losing the opportunity to capture the state’s Latino vote.
José Manuel Lozano, who represents District 43, started the month of March as a Democrat. Now the Mexican-American business owner is a Republican.
“I didn’t leave the party…the party left me,” Lozano said, echoing Ronald Reagan’s famous line, in a recent interview with Fox News Latino.
Call me nuts, but I suspect that a Texas state legislator may have a better idea of what’s going on in his own state than would, say, a foreign news agency that might perhaps think of Texas as being some sort of doubly-foreign country. Admittedly, coming to that conclusion might result in a position that clashes horribly with the existing media narrative…