The simple fact is that the GOP faced a choice. They could elect folks like Steve King and state rep Virgil Peck (R-Tyro Kansas)(shoot Latinos from helicopters like feral hogs), or they could appeal to Latino voters. They've made that choice. There is no tent that is big enough to contain Jan Brewer and a significant percentage of Latinos.
…authoritarian followers drive through life under the influence of impaired thinking a lot more than most people do, exhibiting sloppy reasoning, highly compartmentalized beliefs, double standards, hypocrisy, self-blindness, a profound ethnocentrism, and—to top it all off—a ferocious dogmatism that makes it unlikely anyone could ever change their minds with evidence or logic. These seven deadly shortfalls of authoritarian thinking eminently qualify them to follow a would-be dictator.