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America Nears El Tipping Pointo

get real4 Wrote: Dec 06, 2012 11:12 AM
The problem is that in the 1900s there was not welfare state. They had to work and by so doing made America better. They worked to provide a better way of life and opportunity for their children. Now, we have a welfare state so there is no incentive to work. In fact, in many cases, there is a disincentive to work. So, it is irrelevant if they come from Latin America, Africa, Asia or Europe. The uneducated immigrants now are the same as the uneducated immigrants then, but the society has changed. As a result, the uneducated are often better off not working than working.

I apologize to America's young people, whose dashed dreams and dim employment prospects I had laughed at, believing these to be a direct result of their voting for Obama.

On closer examination, it turns out that young voters, aged 18-29, overwhelmingly supported Romney. But only the white ones.

According to Pew Research, 54 percent of white voters under 30 voted for Romney and only 41 percent for Obama. That's the same percentage Reagan got from the entire white population in 1980. Even the Lena Dunham demographic -- white women under 30 -- slightly favored Romney.

Reagan got...