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America Nears El Tipping Pointo

mastergunny Wrote: Dec 06, 2012 7:53 AM
Sir I concur with the gist of your post. Romney was a milktoast candidate in a country that thrives on drama, theatrics, and hyperbole. In order to beat Obama Mr. Romney had to play the same game, speak loudly, outrageously, even insultingly. By affording Obama, the man, the respect due to the office Romney came across as the underling and weak. If any president is underserving of that respect it is this current tyrant. Like it or not the "Hollywood Nation" stetches from coast to coast and the average American is an entertainment addict. Without passion the message was unheard.

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...