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Millennials Unhappy With Obama´s
War on the Young

Creators Syndicate, by Michael Barone

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Posted By:garnet, 1/21/2014 8:13:06 AM

What do young Americans want? Something different from what they´ve been getting from the president they voted for by such large margins. Evidence comes in from various polls. Voters under 30, the millennial generation, produced numbers for Barack Obama 13 percentage points above the national average in 2008 and 9 points above in 2012. But in recent polls, Obama approval among those under 30 has been higher than the national average by only 1 percentage point (Quinnipiac), 2 points (ABC/Washington Post) and 3 points (YouGov/Economist). Those differences are statistically significant. And that´s politically significant, since a higher percentage of millennials than of the

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: msts, 1/21/2014 8:31:13 AM     (No. 9699745)

Nothing makes you grow up faster than buyer´s remorse. Kids spend their own money on a shiny new toy to find out its junk and they never want to spend money again!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: BeatleJeff, 1/21/2014 8:41:46 AM     (No. 9699761)

These young skulls full of mush just got handed a a hard lesson in life.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: wilarrbie, 1/21/2014 8:56:19 AM     (No. 9699791)

"Kids" now aren´t that much different back when I was a kid of same age. We did then pretty much the same irresponsible things, adjusted for social inflation, of course. However, back then, we were smart enough to know that one of us would not be a good choice to be running the country.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Pros7767, 1/21/2014 9:03:13 AM     (No. 9699808)

They can´t say we didn´t warn them.

The good news is that hopefully they won´t make the same mistake again. Now if we could just get a Republican who knows how to speak clearly and concisely, we might be able to get their vote. Worst case, they get disgusted and don´t vote again until they grow up.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: RIsailor, 1/21/2014 9:28:59 AM     (No. 9699843)

College tuition inflation is huge. I got through five years of a co op college for $5K in 1963 dollars.
My college now charges $45K per year or $200K for the degree.
Campus has nice big new buildings, beautiful landscaping, lovely suite oriented dorms and great food.
And turning out too many "communications majors" who can´t get jobs.
I miss the 60s.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: mickturn, 1/21/2014 10:25:33 AM     (No. 9699928)

Millennials...wake up and smell the Dimocrap outhouse...your in it!

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Susannah, 1/21/2014 10:29:29 AM     (No. 9699932)

That would be Mike Pence, #4. Apart from his other virtues, he´s had broadcasting experience. He knows how to deal with the press and get a message across.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: lylacat, 1/21/2014 10:46:46 AM     (No. 9699964)

Most of the young people I know are so uninformed about what is going on in this country. They believe everything should be free, and they are not even aware of all the bad policies 0bama has passed that will ruin a young person´s life for years to come. As the article says, there are still many really stupid millennials who would vote for 0bama or another liberal again.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: nimby, 1/21/2014 10:47:57 AM     (No. 9699967)

#7 we have heard hardly a peep from Pence after the elections. How is he governing?

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Reply 10 - Posted by: oldmagnolia, 1/21/2014 10:55:22 AM     (No. 9699978)

Well, why are they unhappy? They got what they voted for - no job, no future, expensive health insurance, unpayable student loans, and no chance to leave mamma´s basement. Maybe they will learn the lesson.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: NorthernDog, 1/21/2014 11:11:13 AM     (No. 9700005)

I wonder how many 30 year olds remember the virulent anti-Bush sentiment on college campuses a few years ago, but kind of miss the 5% unemployment rate, low inflation, and lack of NSA spying on them during those years.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 1/21/2014 9:51:16 PM     (No. 9700594)

Didn´t he lure them into voting for him thinking college would be free ?

The young should be unhappy with both of the grifters.

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