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Henninger:Memo to the Youth Vote.
| daniel henninger
Posted on 05/08/2012 3:41:17 PM PDT by TurboZamboni
Why would anyone under the age of 25 vote for Barack Obama in November?
Mr. Obama resumed his College Tour 2012 last week, visiting campuses in Iowa, North Carolina and Colorado for the purpose of replicating his 66% youth-vote total from 2008.
In 2008, he reeled them in with promises of hope and change. In 2012 he's offering cash, promising to protect 3.4% interest on their college loans. We're about to find out if it's true that when you're young, hope springs eternal.
Put differently, the past three years have been a Peter Pan presidency for Peter Pan voters. If you're going to college, it's good to vote for Barack Obama again, so long as you'll never have to turn 23. But for many young Americans, there will be no Tinker Bell showing them how to land a job with lovely thoughts.
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TOPICS: Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2012; obama; vote; youth
they probably all DO plan on getting gubmint union jobs
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posted on 05/08/2012 4:08:13 PM PDT
( "A Dog In Every Pot" - freeper ETL)
Everybody that I know that has or had a government job either still has it, or has a nice fat retirement with no worries. Almost everyone in the private sector that I know has either taken a pay cut, been laid off, unemployed or put out of business. They work harder for less with little saved and less mobility than ever.
I think it would be wise to take a government job, if you could find one.
posted on 05/08/2012 9:09:21 PM PDT
by Jim from C-Town
(The government is rarely benevolent, often malevolent and never benign!)
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