After I wrote a post last week dealing with race, I saw this cartoon:
I think it captures this point of view perfectly. How can you really be a minority, some people ask, if you are conservative? Therefore, they conclude that person is not a “real” minority.
What a stereotype! Minorities who vote for conservative principles are those who have thought through the policies. They have come to the realization that conservative policies are actually for their good—they allow liberty, free enterprise, a chance to keep more of one’s own money, and support the family structure, which is beneficial for all.
I applaud those who are called “minorities” who take the time to analyze policy rather than just vote with the majority of their group. We are too group-conscious, too race-conscious, too gender-conscious. Good policy is good for everyone.