My Puerto Rican grandfather voted for the same reasoning. And because he stated that democrats were "for the people".
Originally Posted by Black///M
I'm hispanic and my friends and family vote democrat because..."they want to be democratic" which is disturbing to me. My own experiences with my fellow peeps is that Ann is right. Some friends will work twice as hard for "free sh1t" than regular work, and soehow they never manage to move ahead. On the other hand the very few that decided to work hard instead accomplished more having a more secured lifestyle. Just my own observation.
"Economics cannot answer such normative or prescriptive questions about how much of our market incomes, if any, should be transferred to poor families. This is a political question that can only be answered at the ballot box, or in some countries, at the point of a gun."