Ramesh PonnuruThis post isn't meant to take sides in that debate, just to urge that one talking point in it be retired. Namely: "Hispanics are natural conservatives because they're hard working, family-oriented, and religious." This line manages to be condescending to Hispanics, self-congratulatory for conservatives, and insulting to non-conservatives. I suspect most people throughout human history have been hard-working, family-oriented, and religious, without sharing conservative views about limited constitutional government. (Frankly, Iím not sure what people even mean when they praise Hispanics for being "family oriented.")

—Ramesh Ponnuru
Condescending Twaddle about Hispanics