Losing Latinos

Matt Continetti goes to the LULAC convention to see how McCain and Obama were received. Not a flattering contrast for McCain. And he's trapped in a very GOP bind:

McCain could make drivers licenses for illegal immigrants an issue, but he's unlikely to do so. It seems he wants to stay as far away from the immigration issue as possible. That's because the right continues to distrust McCain, and championing immigration reform won't do anything to allay that distrust. Look for McCain to mention immigration as little as possible, and to emphasize border security when he does. Which means the issue has been ceded to Obama--and with it the Latino vote.