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Can Mitt Romney Win Millenials in 2012?

r111f Wrote: Jul 28, 2012 9:02 AM
This ME concept was born in the 1960's.....with most of their parents.........that time period along with the Vietnam War........was a period of DO YOUR OWN THING IF IT FELT GOOD........and many of my generation did exactly that.........some of them finally grew up and saw that that would not work.........many of the rest of them that never became politicians andgot into other Gubberment and public sector jobs........such as tenured professors.....and they are the ones running the show today from those positions.....until they are gone from those positions.....nothing will change....

The answer, of course, is probably not. After all, as MSNBC’s Melissa Dahl reported in 2008, “[y]oung voters preferred Obama over John McCain by 68 percent to 30 percent -- the highest share of the youth vote obtained by any candidate since exit polls began reporting results by age in 1976.”

It was, indeed, a truly historic election. And Mitt Romney’s chance of recapturing this core constituency is -- shall we say -- highly unlikely.

But since that time, public support for the president has fallen precipitously. For example, two recent polls show not only that Republicans are...