50% of young people (ages 18-29) voted in the 2012 election. Young voters turned out in large enough numbers to decide the election…More than half (58.3%) of 18-29 year olds have gone to college…9.7% of Millennials are unemployed, and although 62.9% are currently working, 31.2% of the working Millennials are working on a part-time basis.
So the youngsters went to college, learned rubbish, and decided the election, since although Romney won those over 30 by 2 million votes, he lost the young by 5.4 million votes. And now 30% of them are working part time or are unemployed. The study does not address the student loans they’ve piled up. Whether media and political misdirection will continue to be effective, or harsh reality will help them recover from their educations, remains to be seen.