Why Young People Should Vote

Here’s a link to a video of an interview with two West Virginia voters of a certain age, both women, who support Sen. Clinton. The first one just really, really likes her. Cool. The second one won’t vote for Sen. Obama because “He’s a Muslim,” even though she knows that he says he’s not. Obviously, not cool.

Since the Supreme Court is OK with a law that prevents nuns without driver’s licenses from voting, but would probably strike down a statute that prevented bigoted morons from exercising their franchise, even if the state of West Virginia were to pass such a law (which I kind of doubt, but that might just be the bigoted moron in me), the only solution is for you, the alleged young, non-moronic readers of this blog, to get out there and dilute the influence of the bigoted moron bloc, which is known for its high turnout. Off you go!


3 Responses to Why Young People Should Vote

  1. laurabethnielsen says:

    you crack me up

  2. lbsmom says:

    Hey, what about old voters? There are plenty of old bigots to offset too!

  3. jeffaregularworkinglawyer says:

    Judy — My point, to the extent I had one, was that college-age voters usually don’t turn out as heavily as older voters. I have a feeling that’s changing, though.

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