When Carolyn Coulson was deciding how to vote in 2008, she found Barack Obama’s rhetoric “exciting,” especially when he talked about a “different kind of politics.”
Then a student at Vanderbilt, she said John McCain was dull in comparison.
Coulson, now 25 and a Wall Street consultant, finds no trace of that Obama today.
“His rhetoric is aimed just at specific groups of people, not as someone who would bring the country together,” she said.
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