The presumptive GOP nominee Donald Trump can win over young voters. Yes, that’s right: the supposed bigot, who, according to the mainstream media, hates women and minorities, actually has a shot at capturing the millennial vote.
Democrat nominee Bernie Sanders is currently enjoying rock star status among young Americans. But once the 74-year-old socialist drops out of the race, the massive millennial generation, which could make up the largest voting bloc in November, will largely be up for grabs.
Hillary Clinton would be unwise to assume she will simply inherit all of Sanders’ supporters once he throws in the towel.
Clinton is stiff, lacks any sense of humor or charisma, and reeks of bureaucracy. These factors are especially harmful during an election cycle when outsider status is a resume booster, and distrust in the federal government is at a record high among millennials. Young people will inevitably compare Clinton to Sanders, who wooed them with inspiring rhetoric and an “outsider” persona.
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