Romney’s response scores big points with conservatives – and with a lot of Americans who aren’t conservative.
Californians do have a very mixed view of illegal immigration – they want it stopped, but they know people who are here illegally, and don’t want to see punitive measures.
But very few Hispanics vote in the Republican primary here. So there’s no significant Latino vote for him to worry about – at least for now.
- CNN Senior Political Analyst Bill Schneider