The Great Democratic Age Gap

At The Atlantic, Ronald Brownstein reports that an overwhelming margin of young voters favored Bernie Sanders over Hillary Clinton in Iowa, revealing a widening age gap in the Democratic Party. Clinton also lost the youth vote to Barack Obama in 2008, but this year, she edged to a narrow victory because a majority of Democratic voters are over 45. Brownstein writes, “The most powerful lesson from the Iowa caucus results is that Democrats are facing not just a generation gap, but a Grand Canyon-sized chasm.”

Read at The Atlantic

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