Why Did Cuban-Americans Vote Republican By Large Margins?

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    A strange thing happened on Tuesday. It became obvious that Cuban-Americans were voting for the GOP in massive numbers, almost identical to white middle-aged males.

    I thought that Hispanics as a whole are strongly in the Democrats corner. That's what everyone told us. WTF?

    Well, it's no secret to anyone who lived in a communist country for most of their life.

    Ask just about any Cuban or Russian immigrant.

    They fear the same exact government they escaped from establishing itself here.

    Who better to use as a red-flag than somebody who lived through what we are about to live through.

    Here's another interesting fact. The longer they spend in this country the more they drift toward Democrats. Florida Latino Vote Pits Cuban-American Republicans Against Puerto Rican Democrats

    Wonder why that is?

    Could it be as their memories fade of communist oppression the less they fear it?
     
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    Interesting.
     
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    last I heard Fl is still counting but this morning hispanics had voted 63% to Pres Obama and 29% to Romney does not look like they left Pres Obama behind but does not speak well for Romney~they are a smart group and know who will be their for them and kno who will use them and disguard them just as he does all people~:cool:
     
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    Not interesting at all.

    Cubans enjoy an immigration policy no other hispanic enjoys.

    If they manage to get into the country..they are American.

    Simple.

    And most support the ridiculous embargo. No one is changing that..yet.
     
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    Learn to focus Sallow.

    Your thoughts are all over the place.

    Folks that escaped from communism tend to vote GOP.

    They don't fall for the same trappings other Hispanics tend to fall for. Freedom overrules stuff to someone who never had it.
     
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    They've been here long enough to know what capitalism is and how well it works.
    Come to think of it, they like to work. They're proud.
     
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    ''Elian Gonzales'' is why Cubans support the Gop in Florida and despise Dems...they must hold a grudge for a while???
     
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    Cuban Americans have supported the GOP because they HOPE the war-mongering party will one day invade Cuba and free Cubans from a regressive rule.

    At least old school Cuban Americans. Many of the ones in my generation aren't quite as deluded.

    You really need to pick up a history book, dope.
     
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    Cubans have always been kinda Unique Among Hispanics for Supporting Republicans.

    It's not a secret that in the Hispanic Community Cubans are looked down on by other Hispanics.

    Not really sure why but I do know it's true. Lived in Florida long enough to learn that much.
     
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