Texas GOP Rep Mayra Flores Has Higher Net Favorability Among Hispanics Than AOC

Rising GOP star, Texas Rep. Mayra Flores, has a higher net favorability rating among Hispanics than New York Democratic Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez according to a new poll. The man behind the poll, Giancarlo Sopo, said of Flores, the first Republican elected in the Rio Grande Valley in her Texas district:

“One of our most interesting findings was that she has a higher net favorability than AOC among Hispanics who know them.”

“Democrats assume Hispanics are monolithic, but we are as diverse as America, and we are seeing the momentum build all across all our Latino communities for conservative candidates,” Orlando Sanchez, of Texas Latino Conservatives, said of the swing to the right among Hispanics. “The more we vote our values, the more we vote Republican.”

According to the poll: “Flores has a national favorability rating of 38.1% and an unfavorability rating of 24.5%. AOC has a favorability rating of 42.3% compared to an unfavorability rating of 36.3%.

“The Republican Party held a 15-point lead over the Democrat Party for being most associated with “hard work;” an 8-point lead for supporting small business owners; a 7-point lead for fixing the immigration system; a 3-point lead for “protecting my way of life.”

“The poll also found that more than 60% of Hispanics said they are bothered by the direction of the Democratic Party; 57% support tougher border security measures, and the majority, by a 3-to-1 margin, support more oil and gas exploration in Texas.

In more bad news for AOC, she was heckled in her hometown earlier.

The protesters said:  “None of this matters unless there’s a nuclear war, which you voted to send arms and weapons to Ukraine. You ran as an outsider, yet you’ve been voting to start this war in Ukraine. 

“You’re voting to start a third nuclear war with Russia and China. Why are you playing with the lives of American citizens? Tulsi Gabbard has shown guts where you’ve shown cowardice.

“I believed in you, and you became the very thing you sought to fight against.”

“That’s what you’ve become.

“You are the establishment.”

Tulsi said when she denounced the Dem Party:

“The pro-war Democratic Party has led us to the brink of nuclear war. The party is led by warmongers who are firmly in the grips of the military industrial complex, and don’t know or care about the cost of war, or who pays the price. 

“President Biden and Democratic Party elite have pushed us to the precipice of nuclear war, risking starting WWIII and destroying the world as we know it. 

“This is the most urgent existential threat we face. 

“I ran for President in 2020 because I knew that this is where we were headed. 

“All the signs were there. 

“I raised this issue every day during the campaign, and on the national debate stage. 

“But politicians and the media ignored it. 

“They didn’t care then, and they don’t care now. 

“Obviously I didn’t win that election, and don’t have the power to do what is necessary to prevent it. “President Biden and Congress do. 

“But they irresponsibly refuse to use that power to protect the safety of our country, the American people, and the world from the devastation of a nuclear holocaust. 

“To protect our loved ones, our children, our world, I’m calling upon the American people to join me in standing up to these cowardly politicians now. 

“This may be our last chance to do so,” she wrote.