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The Youth Vote That Can’t Vote… Yet.

There was a lot more detail in this conversation, but it ventures too close to a personal level. At the end of our talk, they thanked me. I think it was more that I had actually talked with them about it more than what I actually said. One of them can vote this year, the other cannot. It struck me that the one that can was more aware of the state of affairs in this country than some adults I have come across but even so young, was still jaded. Not jaded by parties, but jaded by the media. This was only one conversation with a couple of young people, but I wondered how many others out there thought like them but were staying quiet because ‘nobody talks to them’ about it. A new silent majority. Continue reading

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