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The Young and Gullible Reality Check After an Election

Willowwisp Wrote: Nov 27, 2012 12:45 PM
Rather than focusing on political affiliations of job candidates...I'd want to know what are their work/ life survival skills sets. Can they  think, reason logically? Can they  creatively problem solve?  Will they enhance my business.  Can they do the job with passion & commitment.   These young folks will bounce back. Their loss is a teachable moment:  never put all your eggs in one basket.

So many people graduate college with big dreams and aspirations about entering politics, but most of the time they leave it years after, distraught, disillusioned, and without much money to their name. This happens all the time in Washington DC but no one talks about it. Most people need a glimpse into the carnage after an election, where people on both sides lose their jobs and become anxious about the future.

For any standard job in the private sector or even in government, the vast majority of the time you go into work knowing what to expect, and what the...