Despite ‘racist’ charges, Trump did better with minorities than any GOP candidate in 60 years

Article publisher: 
Ney York Post
Article date: 
4 November 2020
Article category: 
National News
Article Body: 
For four years now, Democrats and their media allies have tarred President Trump as a reprehensible white supremacist leading a dying party. The Trumpian, populist GOP, they claimed, was doomed to become a regional rump party, whose electoral prospects were tied to a shrinking share of bitter, downscale whites.
That narrative was always bunk. It finally died, once and for all, on Tuesday evening.
Team Trump and Republicans nationwide made unprecedented inroads with black and Hispanic voters. Nationally, preliminary numbers indicated that 26 percent of Trump’s voting share came from nonwhite voters — the highest percentage for a GOP presidential candidate since 1960....
Republicans have every reason to be optimistic about the future. The hectoring “demography-is-destiny” dolts have been shot down. A substantial chunk of minority voters rejected the lies that GOP populism is rooted in racism. They rejected the slanders that the president himself is a white supremacist. The media establishment won’t admit it anytime soon, but the GOP’s future is bright — and browner than many may have previously thought possible.