The Younger Generation’s Expectations of Politics

After reading Alan Holmes’ piece on reaction to the State of the Union address, I found it fitting to respond to offer a clear contrast. Any objective party would agree that the President’s soft words and patriotic rhetoric were a welcomed change to the Republican narrative that has dominated the political landscape in the last few months. Too often, the talk has been solely about repealing Obama-care (which won’t happen), ending Obama’s socialistic “reign” in office (which has been corporatist if anything), and threatening more enemies abroad (which Obama himself has done all too well). The national media’s focus has largely been on the fantasy horse-race that […]