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America Nears El Tipping Pointo

michigander4 Wrote: Dec 06, 2012 8:58 AM
RE: "(Black males would apparently like to work more. Nearly 20 percent of black males under 30 voted for Romney, more than three times what McCain got.)" What's missing in Ann's analysis is the absolute number of black males under 30 who are eligible to vote. There ain't that many when one considers that a large percentage of them are convicted felons, thus disqualified to vote. The non-felons under 30 are mainly trying to work hard and achieve the American Dream, 20% of whom voted for Romney.

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...