We had a chat with a college student recently and were surprised to learn that everything we believe comes from having lived a life of white male privilege. Humans are altruistic, except for conservatives and Republicans. Business is bad and government is good. We should fashion ourselves after Denmark, with high taxes and equality, though tribes in Papua New Guinea have societies probably better than the US. When we pointed out that in the US you have a 91% chance of not being poor by (a) graduating from high school, (b) not having kids before 20, and (c) being married when you have children, we were introduced to the term heteronormative. In 2012, Romney won voters over 30 by 2 million votes, and lost those under 30 by an enormous 5.4 million votes, a 60/40 loss. The American history that these young people have learned bears no resemblance to what we learned. We blame LBJ. We were told by the youngster that we old fossils are dying out, and bright days lie ahead for a new progressive America. Is there any hope or is the country really doomed?