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Response to 0rganism (Reply #7)

Tue Feb 23, 2016, 06:53 PM

13. Remember how hard it was to go to bed for a nap when you were a kid - that meant an endless time

of no playtime or learning. I used to cry. That is because time was in a totally different perspective than it is when you are older (and time speeds up). I am 50 and for me now weeks fly by, and then years. I think that young adults have to 1)plan ahead 2)miss something fun to go vote 3)don't have cars to go vote and it will take forever to stand in line 4) are unsure of politics or 5) unsure of their registration as voters. That has a little to do with it. Of course the GOP is amping up #5. That may be their main motivation for voter ID. They may have studied youth voters and come to the conclusion naivete about the process stops them from voting so created the Voter ID issue with young adult Democrats in mind. Or maybe young adults are particularly easily frustrated. Of course the politically motivated young adults get out and vote. But not the ones who are bros and could be playing a game instead. How do we light a fire under them beyond Bernie (who I agree has done an incredible job of inspiring the young). I hope the Democrats are studying young adults that is for sure.

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