Daily Archives: August 2, 2010

The Path to Power: Two Young Authors Outline a GOP Comeback by Gregory Hilton

Young voters do deserve special thanks from the President. They gave him the margin he needed to defeat Hillary Clinton in the 2008 primaries and caucuses, and in the general election Generation Y gave him a staggering 66% to 32% margin. If McCain had won 52% of the youth vote he would be in the White House today. The President’s approval ratings have fallen significantly in all age groups, but the drop among young voters has been the sharpest for any age demographic.

BOOK REVIEWS: Generation Right: The Young Conservative in the Age of Obama (2010) by Dan Joseph, Xlibris, 186 pages; and Obama Zombies: How the Liberal Machine Brainwashed My Generation by Jason Mattera (2010), Threshold, 288 pages. Continue reading

Key Democrats Starting to Abandon Obama on Afghanistan by Gregory Hilton

President Obama’s Afghanistan troop surge had a 96% support score among Republicans in both the House and Senate, but major Democratic leaders are now pulling back from Operation Enduring Freedom. On ABC’s “This Week” yesterday, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi was repeatedly asked if the Afghanistan mission “was worth it,” and refused to answer the question. Continue reading