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Dos Equis:
Just thought I would chronicle their demise in this thread.  Check back for regular updates.  And someone let me know when the funeral is.

And yes, if the party actually dies, or suffers mortal wounds, I'll post it right here. 
 

Majority Of Millennials Turn On Obama, Favor a GOP-Led Congress
Oct 29, 2014
By BENJAMIN SIEGEL

Many Democrats who are fighting to win re-election next week were swept into office with President Obama in 2008, with the help of millennial voters.

Now, more than half of likely 18-29 year-old voters want a Republican-led Congress, according to a new poll from the Harvard University Institute of Politics.

It’s a marked shift for the youngest and largest generation of voters, who have supported Democrats reliably since 2004.

The group now appears more in line with the rest of the country.

Economic, Political Discontent Make for a Midterm Double Punch

Record Disapproval for Dems in Congress, Poll Shows

Millennials who said they will “definitely be voting” favor a Republican-led Congress 51-47 percent, according to the poll. An ABC News/Washington Post poll released earlier this week found that roughly half of Americans plan to vote for Republicans this election, 50-44 percent.

The two polls had identical approval ratings for Obama’s performance, at 43 percent.

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According to Harvard/IOP poll, 46 percent of young Hispanic voters approve of the president, down from 60 percent this spring, a troubling sign for Democrats counting on Hispanic support in places like Colorado.

The poll found that millennials continue to support Democrats overall, and trust the party to handle issues like race relations, immigration and foreign policy, but the fact that the millennials most motivated to vote favor Republicans makes the group a “swing constituency,” according to John Della Volpe, the IOP’s director of polling.

According to Della Volpe, many of the millennials voting next week have come of age under Obama with no memory of the second Bush administration that drove many young voters to the Democratic Party in 2008.

“We may be looking at the third wave of millennials,” Della Volpe said. “Their first experience is really about two major events: a recession and a gridlocked Congress … When you look at is this way, it’s not surprising that they’re up for grabs.”

Republican National Committee spokesman Raffi Williams said today the poll showed that millennials are “sick and tired of the false promises from Democrats.”

Democrats said the poll showed frustration with Washington gridlock, and not the Democratic Party.

“Young people are looking for solutions, be they from inside or outside of government, but they approach this conversation from a core belief in the values that Democrats continue to stand for,” said Democratic National Committee spokesperson Rob Flaherty.

http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/majority-millennials-turn-obama-favor-gop-led-congress/story?id=26553815

T-REX007:
You can say what you want about political parties- good and bad, but truth is BOTH parties sold America down the river long ago

The Republicans though - at least they stand for SOMETHING and talk about the rule of law, federalism, states rights, checks and balances, separation of powers, proper judicial review and it's application and try harder to remain consistent than the huge number of  socialist, communists etc.. of the Democratic party 

Dos Equis:

--- Quote from: T-REX007 on October 30, 2014, 12:18:39 PM ---You can say what you want about political parties- good and bad, but truth is BOTH parties sold America down the river long ago

The Republicans though - at least they stand for SOMETHING and talk about the rule of law, federalism, states rights, checks and balances, separation of powers, proper judicial review and it's application and try harder to remain consistent than the huge number of  socialist, communists etc.. of the Democratic party 

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I think on paper that conservatism is superior to liberalism, but I agree that both parties suck.  Money has corrupted the system.  There are very few in DC that I respect, regardless of party. 

Wolfox:
It is dead. Bush and his retarded former followers killed the repub party at the executive level. That's why the American people voted a black muslim commie into presidency. Next elected will be a woman Democrat.

You deserve it for bush. Its your punishment but you will benefit from it. You wont have to deal with another horrible repub. Complain all you want but deep down inside you know Dems are better.

Dos Equis:

--- Quote from: Wolfox on October 30, 2014, 12:41:20 PM ---It is dead. Bush and his retarded former followers killed the repub party at the executive level. That's why the American people voted a black muslim commie into presidency. Next elected will be a woman Democrat.

You deserve it for bush. Its your punishment but you will benefit from it. You wont have to deal with another horrible repub. Complain all you want but deep down inside you know Dems are better.



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Why do you think Republicans hold the House, are poised to take the Senate, and hold a majority of governorships and state legislatures? 

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