Harry J. Enten SAYS the political tendencies of most American voters don’t change much from what they were when their generation came of age:


Republicans have a problem with young people 18-29. Democrats have a problem with seniors over 65. The story taken from this dichotomy is popular and simple enough: Republicans are the party of crusty old folks who are going to die, and Democrats are the party of the youth, who will lead a continued resurgence into office.


I’m not so sure about this story; the generational math is different than you might think.


One of my favorite ...

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Harry J. Enten SAYS the political tendencies of most American voters don’t change much from what they were when their generation came of age:

Republicans have a problem with young people 18-29. Democrats have a problem with seniors over 65. The story taken from this dichotomy is popular and simple enough: Republicans are the party of crusty old folks who are going to die, and Democrats are the party of the youth, who will lead a continued resurgence into office.

I’m not so sure about this story; the generational math is different than you might think.

One of my favorite ...

Read more