A Damaged Brand

By Patrick Appel
David Kuhn reports on McCain's hispanic problem:

“You begin with the anti-immigrant legislation that came out of the House and jump started a level of activism in the Latino community that we had not seen ever,” said Adam Segal, director of the Hispanic Voter Project at Johns Hopkins University “and you add to that the favorable political environment for Democrats in general,” and it’s hard, he said, to see McCain’s numbers among Hispanics improving.  “This cycle is extremely favorable to Obama and the Democrats,” Segal, who then paused before emphasizing “extremely.”