Why Millennials Fell Out of Love With Obama
There’s no heartbreak like the heartbreak of first love, and when it comes to politics, no disappointment more bitter than that of a young person who grows up to realize her one-time idol is all too human.
That’s the explanation offered by Harvard Institute of Politics pollster John Della Volpe and IOP Director Trey Grayson for the precipitous drop in Millennial generation support for President Obama in this year’s annual Survey of Young Americans’ Attitudes toward Politics and Public Service.
"We are now seeing a sea change among this critical demographic," Grayson said. "The president has experienced a double-digit drop among Millennials over the past seven months and that rating is now the lowest we’ve seen during his presidency."
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I think the problem is the younger generation doesn’t understand how the world actually works. Nothing is black and white, easy to dissect and people need to realize that politicians are mostly self-interested. To change things, you need to get involved instead of just bitching about it. #endrant
Happy adoption day! At exactly 2:12 a year ago, I brought you home. Though the road wasn’t easy and there’s still a long way to go, I couldn’t be more happy. And I’m sure you are too #ilovemySybie
Y’all should go fix this.
Orzo and Feta stuffed peppers (I do not like peppers, I’ll put this in tomatoes)
Click here for full directions!
These just speak my life to me.
She’s not good, she’s not nice, she’s just right — she’s the witch. You’re the world…
(For the uninitiated: Yes, this is the first photo of Meryl Streep as The Witch in Disney’s upcoming adaptation of Into the Woods. Think she’ll give Bernadette a run for her money?)
and I’m just like…
The Falling Man -
In the picture, he departs from this earth like an arrow…
This image always sticks with me.
I was in 7th grade French/Spanish class, and a kid came in and told us that a plane had hit the WTC. I still remember to this day, that I pictured a full-intact building sticking out of the NYSE.
Remembering all those who lost their lives on 9/11, all of those who sacrificed them on behalf of others and all of those (furry or not) who worked tirelessly to save those lost, trapped or in harms way in NY, DC and PA.