Bloomberg reports that Donald Trump has potential “titanic” problem in Florida:

The GOP knew this iceberg was out there, but sailed right into it.

The opener:

Delcy Vasquez, a native of the Dominican Republic and resident of Florida, used the help on offer from Mexico to become a U.S. citizen. She’s looking forward to casting a ballot against Donald Trump.

“I’ve become very interested in voting,” said the 63-year-old hairdresser, who lives in the Orlando area. “We can’t have a president who ridicules Latinos.”

Vasquez took advantage of a campaign hosted by Mexican consulates in which community groups offer free legal advice to help naturalize U.S. immigrants. She’s one of 33,000 people who applied in Florida alone, a state that handed George W. Bush the presidency in 2000 by a margin of 537 votes and that Trump needs to win to defeat Hillary Clinton.

“The implications potentially are titanic,” said Fernand Amandi, a principal at Miami-based opinion-research firm Bendixen & Amandi who worked for Clinton’s campaign in 2008 but isn’t working for a candidate this year. Florida’s Latinos are “arguably the most important set of voters in the United States.”

The rest here.



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