Originally Posted by alnorth
Fine, throw out the latinos if you want.
Romney was freaking destroyed by the millennial generation. The young voters of today arent the slackers of Gen X, the millennials out-voted those seniors you are talking about, and they aren't even all eligible to vote yet. The millennials are bigger than the baby boomers, and if they are going to be reliable, progressive voters, then things look really grim in 2016 and 2020.
Many of those millennial are leaning libertarian—not toward the progressive left. Ron Paul had the youth vote too.
“Experience should teach us to be most on our guard to protect liberty when the Government’s purposes are beneficent. Men born to freedom are naturally alert to repel invasion of their liberty by evil-minded rulers. The greatest dangers to liberty lurk in insidious encroachment by men of zeal, well-meaning but without understanding.” — James Madison