Thursday, December 10, 2009

My opportunity to use the word “youthquake”

Writing for the Johns Hopkins student newspaper, Prateik Dalmia tells young folks to get their political priorities in order:

The majority of young Americans today are liberal idealists moved by a visceral reaction against the Bush era. The numbers speak for themselves: Nearly half of 18-29 year olds (47 percent) identify as Democrats compared to 28 percent who identify as Republicans (according to Young Democrats for America). For the last three general elections we have been the Democratic Party's most supportive age group. However, the social reforms of the Democratic Party which we so fervently support do not benefit us. In fact, the exorbitant cost of reforms such as Obamacare, when added to those of Social Security and Medicare, will only damage our chances for prosperity.

Click here to read the whole article, which is very good.

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