Much has been made of the brewing squabble in the Democratic Party over selection of a candidate to replace Barbara Boxer in the United States Senate. The Latino Caucus revealed a poll it commissioned suggesting a Latino candidate would energize Latino voters, a key voting demographic. Members of the caucus said Latinos were being slighted by the perceived “coronation” of Attorney General Kamala Harris as the senator in waiting.
As George Skelton’s Los Angeles Times column on the brouhaha was headlined yesterday, “All-Powerful Democrats Find New Adversaries: Each Other.”
If the tiff widens, is there an opportunity for a Republican Latino to make some noise?