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The GOP's Cultivated Prejudices | The Nation

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Christopher Hayes

Christopher Hayes

Nation editor-at-large and host of MSNBC’s All In with Chris Hayes.

The GOP's Cultivated Prejudices

It’s no secret that Mitt Romney carried white voters last Tuesday. What’s more significant is the GOP’s inability to make a dent in the minority vote. Even Asian-Americans, who overwhelmingly voted for George H. W. Bush twenty years ago, went 73 percent for Obama. On his show Saturday, Chris Hayes says that unless they change, the Republican party’s “cultivation” of white “identity” politics will continue alienating America’s increasingly diverse population.

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Katha Pollitt writes that on Tuesday, voters rejected the right’s “you’re-on-your-own” doctrine.

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