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Increasingly Libertarian Millennial Generation Rejects Obama's Statism

hiimterry Wrote: Aug 10, 2012 11:04 AM
They still believe he is fit to govern because they believe it when they are told that the only reason his policies have not worked is because Republicans won't let them. Obama has them convinced that everything would be fantastic if only he had been given a free hand. They also refuse to acknowledge those who would present facts to the contrary. Is there a word for a person or group of people who are unbelievably gullible yet think themselves incredibly wise?

Enthusiastic young people paved the way for an Obama victory in 2008. From the viral “Crush on Obama” YouTube video featuring a bikini-clad young woman to the popular Obama-inspired rap videos, the Internet was buzzing with excitement over Obama’s message of “hope and change.” Fast-forward four years, and Obama has lost much his rock star appeal to millennials.

Obama won 66 percent of the youth vote in 2008. But many of these young voters are now experiencing buyer’s remorse. A poll from Harvard University’s Institute of Politics reveals that among college-aged youth, only 50 percent approve of Obama’s...