The Unexpectedly Chronicles So much for GOP hating Blacks & Hispanics

There is a lot to say about Iowa’s results and I’ll be saying it a bit later but I want to note one story from the results in Iowa that is getting no press.

As you know by now Ted Cruz won Iowa with 28% of the vote Trump came in 2nd and Rubio came in 3rd with 24% Ben Carson finished 4th.

There is something about this result that jumps out at me right away.

For years we’ve been told about the xenophobic, bigoted GOP that doesn’t care for blacks and Hispanics yet with 12 candidates on the ballot, 9 whites, one black and 2 hispanic for the party Iowa republicans gave the victory to a Hispanic candidate, gave 3rd place to another hispanic candidate and 4th place to a black candidate.

Between Cruz Rubio and Carson over 60% of GOP votes went to candidates of color in the state of Iowa.

Given the MSM’s meme of the GOP as a bunch of racists I’d think that would be big news yet nobody is talking about what this says concerning the GOP and diversity and race.

I wonder why?

Update: On Morning Joe Sam Stein just touted the 1st woman to “apparently” win the Iowa caucus but had nothing to say about the 1st Hispanic to win an Iowa caucus.


Update 2: Lindsey Graham with a straight face just said on Morning Joe that Marco Rubio & Ted Cruz will hurt the GOP with hispanics if nominated because nothing turns off hispanics like nominating the 1st ever hispanic to the top of a major party ticket.

You’ll never lack a spot on MSNBC if you’re a republican willing to declare the GOP out of touch with hispanics & woman.

Update 3: Iowahawk

Update 4: John Nolte at Breitbart notices

Because the DC Media believe it is a powerful weapon that benefits Democrats, nothing will ever stop them from using it. But if this same media truly believed in science and objectivity, the results in Iowa would forever end their relentless smears against conservatives as racists. Tuesday night, one of the whitest and most conservative states in the country — Iowa — gave 60% of the Republican vote to two Hispanics and a black man.

Update 5 Made this prediction just before Jake tapper’s show: on CNN started

23 minutes he did just that in an interview with the GOP chair

Which begs the obvious question

I’d love a good answer to that.

Update 6: Days later the Washington post finally asks the question and of course downplays any suggestion of media bias.


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