Fri, Oct 26, 2012 12:12 PM EDT

Earlier this week we published a story about President Obama saying that if he was reelected it'll be because the GOP has ignored Latinos. [Now the Mitt Romney camp is firing back.](http://colorlines.com/archives/2012/10/off_the_record_obama_tells_report...) "Should I win a second term, a big reason I will win a second term is because the Republican nominee and the Republican Party have so alienated the fastest-growing demographic group in the country, the Latino community," [Obama told the Des Moines register.](http://colorlines.com/archives/2012/10/off_the_record_obama_tells_report...) [Buzzfeed spoke to Romney's adviser ](http://www.buzzfeed.com/zekejmiller/romney-campaign-slams-romney-for-sec...)Alberto Martinez about the President's comments. "It's a fascinating glimpse into how President Obama has taken the Hispanic community for granted for the past four years," Martinez said. "The whole episode underscores why millions of Hispanics are deeply disappointed with President Obama. Hispanics view President Obama as a weak leader who makes promises he can't keep and has pursued policies that have failed all Americans."