Will Candidates Still Love Latinos in December? In light of the Texas primary on March 4, which carries a mother lode of delegates, commentator Alexandro Jose Gradilla sees a political paradox: Do the two main parties "love" Latino voters in that disposable way, or do they really want an enduring relationship?

Will Candidates Still Love Latinos in December?

Will Candidates Still Love Latinos in December?

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In light of the Texas primary on March 4, which carries a mother lode of delegates, commentator Alexandro Jose Gradilla sees a political paradox, in which he says candidates promise to "love the Latino voter" even as they "hate the illegal alien."

The question, Gradilla says, is this: Do the two main parties "love" Latino voters in that disposable way, or do they really want an enduring relationship?