Obama Wants College Students to Work in Factories, Romney Misses Big Opportunity to Gain Youth Vote
Hit the gym; grab dinner with friends; build a bonfire. These are three evening activities I prefer to watching presidential debates—and I am a political commentator. Few young people watch presidential debates and I understand why.
Young Conservatives have managed to create a social media empire, yet the mainstream media continues to report as though they are non-existent.
Millennials comprised 17 percent of the electorate in 2008 and voted for Obama by a 2-to-1 margin.
This is the season of generational twaddle. At graduation ceremonies across the country, politicians, authors, actors and businessmen take to the stage to tell young people they are fantastic simply because they are young. This year, the ritual is more pathetic than usual because there's a presidential election in the offing.
Last week, Barack Obama delivered speeches at universities in Chapel Hill, N.C., Iowa City, Iowa, and Boulder, Colo. The trip was, press secretary Jay Carney assured us, official government business, not political campaigning.
Obama has to get Jimmy Fallon to help him push his message with the young since they still have no jobs.
President Obama's re-election largely hinges on his ability to play young voters for suckers -- again -- and whether Mitt Romney will let him.
Time for a postmortem on the race for the Republican presidential nomination.
"The oldest president in US history and the youngest members of the nation's electorate have forged one of the strongest bonds in American politics."
Sitting on a platform of temporary risers, a massive American flag covering the wall behind them, three young people anxiously awaited Mitt Romney.
Encouraging young people to vote with the NRA.
The Republican presidential candidates, except for Ron Paul, haven't been paying much attention to young voters in the primaries and caucuses so far. But any Republican nominee -- which is to say probably Mitt Romney, or maybe Newt Gingrich or Rick Santorum -- had better be paying attention to them in the summer and fall.