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America Nears El Tipping Pointo

wtmoore1 Wrote: Dec 06, 2012 3:06 PM
You came to that "conclusion," did you? It seems to me a little more like you had that proposition in your head and wanted to tell a story that ends in that as the "conclusion." I don't think farm subsidies are consistent with the Republicans' claimed fidelity to the free market, but at least I find an intellectually honest way to voice that concern. The old, "I was talking to a Tea Party member the other day," is intended to lend credibility to what the commenter is saying. Unfortunately for those who use it, the phrase seems to have the exact opposite effect...

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...