2014 Election: Blacks, Hispanics, Young and Women Still Reliably Liberal

The best predictor of future voting patterns is past voting patterns, to use a twist on a famous maxim. This is probably even truer of groups than individuals, and, despite some wishful thinking to the contrary, this election cycle was no exception. As to this, Silvio Canto at American Thinker recently asked “What Happened to ‘Demographics’?” in a piece in which he says that “people of color…don’t automatically vote Democrat.” Perhaps this means they manually vote Democrat, but, whatever the case, this person “of no color” is here to tell you three things: They are voting Democrat. They will continue voting for liberals. This is also true of women and the young. Let’s now analyze the numbers. Please examine the chart below from Pew Research. The black vote has been quite consistent through all three election cycles. The 2014 Hispanic vote did swing six points in the Republican direction from 2012,...(Read Full Article)