Age, Not Race, Splits Latinos' Democratic Vote

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Commentator Daniel Hernandez, a twenty-something Latino, is very wary of the "conventional wisdom" that Latinos might not support Sen. Barack Obama because he's black.

Hernandez says there is "no great, brown truth" to be drawn from the fact that Latino heavyweights like Henry Cisneros and Antonio Villaraigosa are supporting Sen. Hillary Clinton.

He says another kind of symbolism bubbles beneath the surface. It's not race — it's age. And Latino folks in his generation are gunning for Obama.



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