Millennials are drifting to the right, according to that noted conservative tool Reuters:
The online survey of more than 16,000 registered voters ages 18 to 34 shows their support for Democrats over Republicans for Congress slipped by about 9 percentage points over the past two years, to 46 percent overall. And they increasingly say the Republican Party is a better steward of the economy.
Although nearly two of three young voters polled said they do not like Republican President Donald Trump, their distaste for him does not necessarily extend to all Republicans or translate directly into votes for Democratic congressional candidates.
Will it continue? We’ll see.
I think there’s a decent chance. Part of it is the inevitable rightward drift of adulthood.
And part of it?
Work with me, here.
“Millennials” grew up during the Great Recession. And one of the iconic bits of escapism during that time has been the series The Walking Dead – a show whose moral is “the world is not a safe space; merit is survival.”
I don’t want to overplay a Hollywood entertainment as sociology – but as Breitbart said, politics is downstream of culture.