reporter checked facts on booming Latino population
Setting up a question to San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro, CNN reporter John King mentioned the changing population of Texas.
“Sometime in the next decade, there will be more Latinos in the state of Texas than there are Anglos,” King said on the July 13 edition of “John King, USA.” “That will happen sometime in the next five to eight to 10 years.”
So cable news reporters are now demographers? Meryl Conant, senior publicist for CNN Washington, told us King based his prediction on information from a San Antonio Express-News article and the San Antonio-based Texas State Data Center, home to the state demographer, Lloyd Potter.
Potter told us the data center’s population