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Zogby: Disillusioned young voters dropping out
Washington Examiner ^ | 6-11-12 | Paul Bedard

Posted on 06/11/2012 6:54:33 PM PDT by dynachrome

Nearly four years after enthusiastic younger voters poured into polling booths to help push Barack Obama over the finish line and into the Oval Office, their hope has turned to fear and pollster John Zogby says that they are ready to give up on politics.

“I truly am worried about today's twenty-somethings,” he frets. “They are our global generation and I have seen them move from hope and grand expectations for themselves and their world to anxiety and disillusionment. We can't afford to lose them,” he adds.

(Excerpt) Read more at washingtonexaminer.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2012; cookedthebooks; election2012; elections; exitpolls; hopeychangey; howtostealanelection; nobama2012; obama; obamavoters; obamayouth; voters; youth; zogby; zogbyism
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Sounds like he is worried that his marxist messiah is not a lock for re-election. hehe.
1 posted on 06/11/2012 6:54:43 PM PDT by dynachrome
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To: dynachrome

Oh, they don’t say!? Abortion and exploiting the youth brings their disillusionment? Wow. I wonder why. (sarc off)


2 posted on 06/11/2012 6:57:36 PM PDT by JudgemAll (Democrats Fed. job-security Whorocracy & hate:hypocrites must be gay like us or be tested/crucified)
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To: dynachrome

They were exposed to the worst politician in American history and the absolute worst of human nature in politics. Of course they’re turned off.

The nice thing is, that this experience will open a lot of their young eyes and they’ll actually think for themselves in the upcoming years. I dare say that many will be hard core Conservatives before long after seeing the blatant lies from Obama and the Chicago gang politics they’ve thrust on all of us.


3 posted on 06/11/2012 6:58:55 PM PDT by BCR #226 (02/07 SOT www.extremefirepower.com...The BS stops when the hammer drops.)
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To: dynachrome
We can't afford to lose them,

Oh, yes we can.

4 posted on 06/11/2012 6:59:35 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: dynachrome

Zogby is worried. Not me. I’m happy. Less votes for Obama.


5 posted on 06/11/2012 7:00:20 PM PDT by Signalman ( November, 2012-The End of an Error)
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To: dynachrome

zogby loves him some obama.

LLS


6 posted on 06/11/2012 7:00:39 PM PDT by LibLieSlayer (Don't Tread On Me)
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To: dfwgator

Ditto!!!

LLS


7 posted on 06/11/2012 7:01:32 PM PDT by LibLieSlayer (Don't Tread On Me)
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To: dynachrome

I wouldn’t get too excited about this. Many, if not most of them are ‘dropping out’ because 0bama hasn’t issued Directive 10-289 yet.

Not because of some attack of sanity


8 posted on 06/11/2012 7:01:52 PM PDT by LegendHasIt
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To: BCR #226
they’ll actually think for themselves in the upcoming years.

I really doubt that from what I have seen of this generation.

9 posted on 06/11/2012 7:03:26 PM PDT by doorgunner69
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To: LegendHasIt

Well I say forget Obama.

Get the new votes for our side.


10 posted on 06/11/2012 7:03:44 PM PDT by Cringing Negativism Network (America doesn't need any new laws. America needs freedom!)
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To: dynachrome
they wanted to make their meaningless lives feel more important, so they voted for the unvetted black guy to be a part of history. And now they have all been unemployed ever since.
11 posted on 06/11/2012 7:03:51 PM PDT by TexasFreeper2009 (Obama lied .. and the economy died.)
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To: dynachrome

By November, the M in MTV is going to stand for “Michelle, again”.


12 posted on 06/11/2012 7:06:25 PM PDT by jiggyboy (Ten percent of poll respondents are either lying or insane)
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To: dynachrome

If Zogby says they are now disillusioned, does that mean he admits that they were the victims of an illusion in 2008? I guess the dose of hopium is running out.


13 posted on 06/11/2012 7:07:42 PM PDT by KarlInOhio (You only have three billion heartbeats in a lifetime.How many does the government claim as its own?)
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To: KarlInOhio

14 posted on 06/11/2012 7:11:10 PM PDT by 4Liberty (88% of Americans are NON-UNION. We value honest, peaceful Free trade-NOT protectionist CARTELS)
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To: dynachrome

John Zogby is an idiot, hope isn’t to be found in grand promises by politicians, anyway.


15 posted on 06/11/2012 7:14:41 PM PDT by JSDude1
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To: Cringing Negativism Network
"Get the new votes for our side."

Sure... If you can turn them into real Conservatives first.
It is the influx of big government demisocialist crony crapitalists into the Republican Party that is responsible for the sorry state the nation is in now.

16 posted on 06/11/2012 7:14:55 PM PDT by LegendHasIt
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To: dynachrome
No wonder. The groups hardest hit by the failed policies of Obama are workers aged 25-34. The unemployment rate for this group more than doubled from 5 percent to over 10 percent from 2008 to 2010. Blacks were hit the hardest.This rate does not include those that stopped looking for work.
17 posted on 06/11/2012 7:19:46 PM PDT by Gabrial (The nightmare will continue as long as the nightmare is in the White House)
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To: doorgunner69; Impy

“I really doubt that from what I have seen of this generation.”

Agreed. The bulk of them are dullards who voted for the turd to begin with.

The best thing for them is to not vote, actually.


18 posted on 06/11/2012 7:20:48 PM PDT by GOPsterinMA (The Glove don't fit.)
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To: dynachrome

If even the politically naive 26th Amendment voters aren’t excited about the Liberal Messiah, He’s in deep trouble.


19 posted on 06/11/2012 7:24:33 PM PDT by Repeal 16-17 (Let me know when the Shooting starts.)
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To: Cringing Negativism Network
Get the new votes for our side.

What our side ?

Isn't our side full of people who are saying they aren't going to vote because they can't get exactly the right kind of conservative? Like last time--they didn't vote, or they voted for Obama so they could teach the Republican Party a lesson?
20 posted on 06/11/2012 7:24:49 PM PDT by righttackle44 (I may not be much, but I raised a United States Marine.)
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To: dynachrome

They are our global generation”

Here’s the problem. Start worrying more about America and less about the Globe and things will turn around.


21 posted on 06/11/2012 7:26:00 PM PDT by desertfreedom765
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To: dynachrome

But just yesterday, I read an editorial by a liberal lamenting that voters are too uninformed to vote. Shouldn’t they be glad one of the lesser informed groups is staying home?


22 posted on 06/11/2012 7:26:50 PM PDT by MNDude
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To: dynachrome

2008 was like nothing I have witnessed before in my 50 years on this earth. I have poll watched many times for good candidates and bad ones. Believe me you...Mclame was one of the worst. I got stuck in in my own precinct which went only 50% hussein. Less than a mile away there were 70-30 dem precincts ripe for the watching.

Back to the subject...There were 18 year olds popping out everywhere. Seriously, I had never seen so many of them showing up in their communist caps all ready to vote for the first “ever so cool” black prez.

Well now lets fast forward 4 years. How is that hope and change crap working out for you or (4 u “in your language”). I will be shocked if I see any of those kids vote for him again.


23 posted on 06/11/2012 7:32:23 PM PDT by lovesdogs
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To: dynachrome

ONCE DULY EDUCATED, they can be fashioned into Constitutional Conservatives. A GREAT opportunity for us. To also turn them, in youthful rebellion, against their Leftist professors. Tea Party should be at the forefront!


24 posted on 06/11/2012 7:34:19 PM PDT by AmericanInTokyo (Must meditate on what Barack Obama/DNC wants YOU to do on Election Day. And then, do NOT do THAT!)
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To: LegendHasIt
Sure... If you can turn them into real Conservatives first. ...then tell them they have to vote for Romney. That will certainly "reillusion" them. #gopfail
25 posted on 06/11/2012 7:35:08 PM PDT by j_tull (Massachusetts once lead the American Revolution. Under Mitt Romney, it lead the demise.)
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To: LegendHasIt

What’s Directive 10-289?


26 posted on 06/11/2012 7:36:07 PM PDT by wastedyears ("God? I didn't know he was signed onto the system.")
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To: dynachrome
The liberals need a whole lot of inexperienced people to vote for their insanity.

That they voted in droves, whipped up to chant ‘oooo baaaaaa maaaaa, oooooo baaaaaa maaaa’ in that frienzied media and entertainment messiah reality show, is beyond pitiful.

Hopefully, they are too ashamed themselves to vote for a few years after falling for that. They probably can't afford the gas to get to the polling place given what their socialist idealism has dealt to the nation's economy and well being. They didn't know utopia has no jobs and no money.

27 posted on 06/11/2012 7:38:44 PM PDT by SaraJohnson
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To: dynachrome

Oh!! I think we can afford to lose them.

They voted in Obama and they are stupid enough to do it again.

We cannot afford not to lose them.


28 posted on 06/11/2012 7:38:52 PM PDT by Venturer
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To: dynachrome
“I truly am worried about today's twenty-somethings,” he frets. “They are our global generation and I have seen them move from hope and grand expectations for themselves and their world to anxiety and disillusionment. We can't afford to lose them...”

Words to remember when assessing the "balance" of Zogby polls...

29 posted on 06/11/2012 7:45:28 PM PDT by TXnMA ("Allah": Satan's current alias...)
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To: dynachrome

Obama’s young adult army expects life to be handed to them on a silver platter. When it isn’t, they assume fetal position and blame everyone else.

This a great time for young conservatives. Contrary to dropping out, they can engage with hope and enthusiasm. They can be the shakers and movers of their generation.


30 posted on 06/11/2012 7:46:19 PM PDT by randita
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To: dynachrome
Sounds like he is worried that his marxist messiah is not a lock for re-election. hehe.

That's exactly what he's worried about and he has every reason to be.

Obama is toast, and he's going to take a lot of other 'Rats down with him!

31 posted on 06/11/2012 7:47:23 PM PDT by rogue yam
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To: wastedyears

Directive 10-289
In the name of the general welfare, to protect the people’s security, to achieve full equality and total stability, it is decreed for the duration of the national emergency that:
Point One. All workers, wage earners and employees of any kind whatsoever shall henceforth be attached to their jobs and shall not leave nor be dismissed nor change employment, under penalty of a term in jail. The penalty shall be determined by the Unification Board, such Board to be appointed by the Bureau of Economic Planning and National Resources. All persons reaching the age of twenty-one shall report to the Unification Board, which shall assign them to where, in its opinion, their services will best serve the interests of the nation.

Point Two. All industrial, commercial, manufacturing and business establishments of any nature whatsoever shall henceforth remain in operation, and the owners of such establishments shall not quit nor leave nor retire, nor close, sell or transfer their business, under pentalty of the nationalization of their establishment and of any and all of their property.

Point Three. All patents and copyrights, pertaining to any devices, inventions, formulas, processes and works of any nature whatsoever, shall be turned over to the nation as a patriotic emergency gift by means of Gift Certificates to be signed voluntarily by the owners of all such patents and copyrights. The Unification Board shall then license the use of such patents and copyrights to all applicants, equally and without discrimination, for the purpose of eliminating monopolistic practices, discarding obsolete products and making the best available to the whole nation. No trademarks, brand names or copyrighted titles shall be used. Every formerly patented product shall be known by a new name and sold by all manufacturers under the same name, such name to be selected by the Unification Board. All private trademarks and brand names are hereby abolished.

Point Four. No new devices, inventions, products, or goods of any nature whatsoever, not now on the market, shall be produced, invented, manufacturerd or sold afer the date of this directive. The Office of Patents and Copyrights is hereby suspended.

Point Five. Every establishment, concern, corporation or person engaged in production of any nature whatsoever shall henceforth produce the same amount of goods per year as it, they or he produced during the Basic Year, no more and no less. The year to be known as the Basic or Yardstick Year is to be the year ending on the date of this directive. Over or under production shall be fined, such fines to be determined by the Unification Barod.

Point Six. Every person of any age, sex, class or income, shall henceforth spend the same amount of money on the purchase of goods per year as he or she spent during the Basic Year, no more and no less. Over or under purchasing shall be fined, such fines to be determined by the Unification Board.

Point Seven. All wages, prices, salaries, dividends, profits, interest rates and forms of income of any nature whatsoever, shall be frozen at their present figures, as of the date of this directive.

Point Eight. All cases arising from and rules not specifically provided for in this directive, shall be settled and determined by the Unification Board, whose decisions will be final.

“What did Atlas do?”


32 posted on 06/11/2012 7:53:19 PM PDT by dynachrome ("Our forefathers didn't bury their guns. They buried those that tried to take them.")
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To: dynachrome
they are ready to give up on politics.

Good. They can check back in when they're 45.

33 posted on 06/11/2012 7:55:48 PM PDT by Poison Pill (Obama is the hopium of the masses)
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To: dynachrome
after casting their very first vote for that POS, maybe they figured out they just aren't smart enough to vote after all...
34 posted on 06/11/2012 7:59:34 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: dynachrome

How is that Hopey Changey working out for ya? Especially when the only job you can find is as a barrista part time with your college degree; thanks to the guy you voted for 4 years ago.


35 posted on 06/11/2012 8:12:16 PM PDT by KC_Conspirator
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To: dynachrome

Good. The ignorant have a civic duty to not vote.

(And yes, I follow my own advice. I didn’t know a thing about Prop. 28 in California, so I didn’t vote on it. I didn’t know a thing about the gazillion judicial candidates either, so I didn’t vote for any of them.)


36 posted on 06/11/2012 8:22:14 PM PDT by Redcloak (Mitt Romney: Puttin' the "Country club" back in "Republican".)
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To: dynachrome
“global generation...hope and grand expectations for themselves and their world"

Moronic, meaningless dribble. Young people are generally stupid and it's just as well that they don't vote until they gain some wisdom.

37 posted on 06/11/2012 8:31:01 PM PDT by Jeff Chandler (Tagline: (optional, printed after your name on post):)
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To: dfwgator

My thoughts exactly. The ones that are tuned in are going to vote — even if they don’t vote the way I do. No loss whatsoever.


38 posted on 06/11/2012 8:43:33 PM PDT by 1L
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To: dynachrome

Is this cutie-pie work-of-art from the Apollo Alliance?

CA....


39 posted on 06/11/2012 8:46:29 PM PDT by Chances Are (Seems I've found that silly grin again....)
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To: dynachrome
The "global generation" with its "grand expectations for themselves".,,

I wish they would truly go global and get the hell out of this country.

40 posted on 06/11/2012 8:46:37 PM PDT by mikey_hates_everything
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To: dynachrome

These young idiots were stupid enough to fall for obama’s garbage. Therefore not only can we afford to lose them, we need them to not vote until they wise up.


41 posted on 06/11/2012 8:48:19 PM PDT by Terry Mross ("It happened. And we let it happen." - Peter Grifin, FAMILY GUY)
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To: dynachrome

Pooping on police cars, just, isn’t the thrill it use to be.


42 posted on 06/11/2012 8:48:27 PM PDT by depressed in 06 (6 November, 2012, the day our embarrassment is sent back to Kenya.)
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To: dynachrome
You youngens can take off the 0bama glasses now.


43 posted on 06/11/2012 9:09:17 PM PDT by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: dynachrome

Maybe they should read more than Twilight Series or Facebook before they vote?


44 posted on 06/11/2012 9:39:13 PM PDT by Beowulf9
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To: dynachrome

Operative phrase dubiously attributed to Churchill:

“If you are not a liberal by the age of twenty then you have
no heart. If you are not a conservative by the age of forty
then you have no brain.”


45 posted on 06/11/2012 11:00:18 PM PDT by Sivad (NorCal Red Turf)
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To: GOPsterinMA; doorgunner69; BCR #226

Well, the hippy generation was bad. My mom protested ‘nam, today she is a strong conservative.

You never know, it looks bad now but people can grow up. S they struggle to pay the bills and raise kids they will probably stop caring about queer rights and things like that.

They won’t be voting Republican in 2012 though, hope they stay home.


46 posted on 06/12/2012 12:27:12 AM PDT by Impy (Don't call me red.)
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To: doorgunner69

I am very CONFIDENTthat they will.


47 posted on 06/12/2012 3:51:13 AM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: righttackle44

“Isn’t our side full of people who are saying they aren’t going to vote because they can’t get exactly the right kind of conservative? Like last time—they didn’t vote, or they voted for Obama so they could teach the Republican Party a lesson?”

I challenge you to find ONE PERSON on this site who isn’t going to vote!


48 posted on 06/12/2012 1:27:18 PM PDT by libdestroyer
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To: doorgunner69

“I really doubt that from what I have seen of this generation.”

Think older generations (like Baby Boomers) thought for themselves when they were in their 20s?

I think there is certainly a lot of ignorance on the part of today’s young voters. HOWEVER, the GOP has been absolutely terrible at reaching out and educating that voting block.


49 posted on 06/12/2012 1:32:19 PM PDT by libdestroyer
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To: j_tull

“Sure... If you can turn them into real Conservatives first. ...then tell them they have to vote for Romney. That will certainly “reillusion” them. #gopfail”

Great point... how can we educate my generation on conservatism when our own party has no idea what it means???


50 posted on 06/12/2012 1:42:13 PM PDT by libdestroyer
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