genme (genme) wrote,

what do young voters want?

The election season started me thinking about why some presidental candidates have instant appeal to GenMe voters, while others don't. Why do young people like Barack Obama and John McCain? And why did Hillary Clinton pull off a win in New Hampshire, doing much better with young people there than she did in Iowa?

My op-ed on this question appeared today in the San Diego Union-Tribune:

http://www.signonsandiego.com/uniontrib/20080111/news_lz1e11twenge.html
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