HH: John, the Latino vote had gotten up to 44% for Republicans under W.’s second run. It dropped precipitously this time. What if anything ought Republicans to do about that?
JP: Well, I mean, I think the answer is obvious. Immigration reform, or anti-immigration sentiment, is a political and demographic disaster for the GOP. And people are going to scream and holler and shout and yell about how awful it is that I’m saying this, and what about illegals and everything is terrible and blah, blah, blah. And that’s fine. And so you can ride that into oblivion if you wish.
Podhoretz to Malkin: You have no purpose in life!
The "if anything" is precious, no? Hewitt actually thinks that the GOP may retain its status as the party of bigots -- if it wants to. Which is great, if its only goal is to get the PUMA vote...