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Enthusiasm Craters for Obama Amongst Young Voters

bible1st Wrote: Apr 20, 2012 12:45 PM
And before all the young people jump on me as a "worn out old fart", remember, I used to be young too. I know how young people act and think because I have not forgotten my "I know, I can do it on my own" youth as well.
A new poll out shows that the youth vote that helped propel President Obama to the White House in 2008 won't be there for the Democrat to bank on this fall.

Young voters have historically preferred Democrats, but Obama's share of the youth vote in 2008 was historically large. The poll, conducted by the Public Religion Research Institute in conjunction with the Berkley Center at Georgetown University, finds that 48 percent of young voters prefer the President. In 2008, though, Obama won 66 percent of that youth vote - a massive drop in support for the President.

The youth...