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Young Republicans

Wednesday, September 03, 2008

Voter turnout among America's youngest demographic increased dramatically this past primary season, and could have a big effect on the Presidential election. Charlie Smith, President of the College Republicans, joins us live from St. Paul to talk about how the youth vote is playing out in the Republican party this year.

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Comments [7]

Elizabeth from Monmouth County NJ

Hi -- yes you're all right he's spent a generation voting with his party, but it's been a particularly egregious practice since W was selected for office... and the votes he's made (pro-war, anti-environment, anti-veteran, anti-family) fly in the face of what they're claiming to stand for at this absurd event ... ai, wake me when it's over!!!

Sep. 03 2008 12:41 PM
Lloyd from NYC

All this College Republican learned in college was how to mouth GOP talking points. Pathetic.

Sep. 03 2008 12:32 PM
Randy Paul from Jackson Heights, NY

You bet that they don't want to talk about the last eight years.

Sep. 03 2008 12:32 PM
Chicago Listener

it's not about the last eight years!?!?! wha?!?!?

reform! change! maverick! country first! he got all that crap into one sentence. another fast-talking hack.

Sep. 03 2008 12:31 PM
Elizabeth from Monmouth County NJ

Leonard, would you PLEASE stop framing questions about McCain around his "maverick" status -- how absurd is it to consider this man an outsider or an independent thinker when he has been in the senate for 26 years, voted with the sitting president 90% of the time these last 8 years and picked his running mate to appease right wing evangelicals? I mean, come on man, we expect a little bit of thought from you, not a lot of RNC talking points soft balled to your guest!

Sep. 03 2008 12:29 PM
Chicago Listener

so, facebook is essential to reaching young voters, but john mccain's inability to sent an email is a "superficial" issue?

hack.

Sep. 03 2008 12:28 PM
Steve (the other one) from Manhattan

Please ask Mr. Smith why he isn't in Iraq fighting the war his party continues to support.

Sep. 03 2008 12:24 PM

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