It seems that record numbers of young people are registering to vote for the upcoming election. Polls indicate that the majority will likely cast a ballot for Obama. Why? Marv, at the See Through blog, is by no means "in the tank" for Obama but he offers a compelling argument for Obama's connection with the youth of our country. It has to do with authenticity:
Why has Obama been able to pull this crowd of people in? Is it because they are politically dumb and see him as a "celebrity candidate"? NO! The reason why Obama has won this age group (my age group) over is
because he's a genuine, transparently authentic guy. My age group is tired of secret lives, hidden agendas, false pretenses, lies, dishonest honesty (Such as "I didn't inhale" or "I did not have sexual relations with that woman, Miss Monica Lewinsky" and several others). My generation is dropping out of church for these same reasons.
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