Republicans have a lot of work to do with all age groups. If the GOP`s powers that be think Rooty is the answer and try to shove him down our throats, conservatives in general will react accordingly. A third party vote won't be out of the question.
I understand your angst, but ANY third party vote that splits the pubbies guarantees a Hillary in office.
I didn't like Bush Sr., I voted for Perot. What I got was 8 years of Clinton. I have no love for Rudy or Romney, I kinda like Fred IF he ever gets into the race. I like Hunter, but doubt he has any real shot other than a VP slot for one of the above. Whoever runs against her highness gets my vote.
The point being, the pubbies could put Micky Frickin Mouse on a ticket and I would be whistlin "It's a small world after all" all the way into the voting booth.
Next year I'm voting for ABH...Anybody But Hillary.