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Mon Jun 10, 2019, 07:41 PM

 

Morbid Primary thought of the Week [View all]

Let me start out by saying I am an older person and that I don't intend this to sound ageist.

There have been a lot of posts lately about how progressive or moderate the Democratic Party is and how fast it is changing.

When looking into this, I found that 538 states that the party is growing more liberal by 2% every year. They published this chart to show the trend:


So, yeah, wow, since 2008 the party has gotten 12% more liberal.

Ok. Nice.

Then I started to think WHY that happened and it hit me...

Since 2008, 11 years worth of older and probably on average more conservative voters have passed away. They have been replaced by 11 years worth of younger, probably more liberal, voters.

That really had me thrown when that hit home.

Once you pass age 65, let alone 75, you don't have that many decades left to play with.

This is why I feel we should embrace a younger generation of leadership going forward to 2020,

Time is relentlessly moving on and our party needs to change with it.
If I were to vote in a presidential
primary today, I would vote for:
Undecided

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