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A Letter to Young Voters

jonk Wrote: Jul 17, 2012 12:01 PM
Excellent. I remember being told once that I became conservative because I had become better off financially. Well, I'm not so well-off now as I was then and, if anything, I'm now more conservative.....
inquisiteur Wrote: Jul 20, 2012 9:18 AM
j, Why are you conservative?

Did you choose to be conservative?

or

Were you born conservative?
According to conventional wisdom, the older the person, the less young people are inclined to listen to him or her.

This is probably true for some of you. But I do not believe that it is true for most of you.

Most young people have tremendous respect for older people's views. I saw this firsthand in my own life. I began lecturing publicly at the age of 21, and I give you my word that young people (and certainly older people) are far more respectful of my views today than when I was their age. All things being equal, it is...

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