I have a young friend I'll call Cecil. Cecil graduated from a prestigious liberal arts college on the East Coast in 2006 with a degree in political science. A lot of his friends were involved in political campaigns, and so, looking for work, he thought he'd try it, too: "You want to be involved in something that's trying to make the world a better place. Something that's mission-driven," he says. So he got a job as a field organizer for the senate campaign of John Tester, the populist Democrat. That election won, burned out, he drove to California and got a job waiting tables.Howie P.S.; One way to think of this is to observe that the Democratic "brand" has been diluted and blurred, in spite of Obama's best efforts.
Then came Barack Obama, and Cecil fell in love...MORE...
Tuesday, February 28, 2012
"Why Democrats Have a Problem with Young Voters"