'La Gigante Fantasia': Hispanics and President Obama

Pres. Obama's numbers are down to 52% with Hispanics, according to Gallup: The president's approval among Hispanics is still 10 points higher than among the population as a whole, which stands at 42 percent. But that gap has closed since Obama's reelection in 2012, when Hispanic approval was 22 points higher. The numbers among Hispanics hit a peak of 72 percent in June 2012 when, in the midst of Obama's reelection battle, he announced a program to defer deportations for some people brought to the country illegally as children. Other polls have also shown a drop in Hispanic approval. An NBC/Wall Street Journal poll earlier this month showed the rating at 47 percent, down from 62 percent in April 2013. Like the rest of the population, Hispanics are coming to terms with the reality that he was a great candidate but is a lousy president. Let me add this:  First, who are these 52% who approve of President Obama's...(Read Full Post)