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This was a bad day for the Republican Party. The Conservative Political Action Conference is an annual reminder of how easily the GOP could slip into obscurity if right-wing activists are given full control of the party's image.
Celebrity mogul Donald Trump opened CPAC's second day with a rambling address that predicted "serious trouble" for his party and touted a racially tinged immigration agenda. Trump predicted that 11 million illegal immigrants "will be voting Democratic" if given legal status, and he endorsed freer borders for European immigrants "“ "people whose sons went to Harvard!"
That won't help the GOP's miserable standing among Hispanics.
Wiser words were not spoken.
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