Millennials

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Every four years in the United States, a president is elected into office. Either a new president will come into office, or a previous one may come back. Either or, it is the choice of the people of the United States. Though in past years not every man or woman from different backgrounds and races could vote, this has changed. People can vote when they turn 18, no matter their gender, race, or sexuality. But these days, many millennials do not go out and vote for a presidential candidate. This is changing and during the 2016 election, many more millennials are involved in voting and politics due to a political revolution headlined by presidential candidate Bernie Sanders. Millennials are defined as those who were born between 1987 and 1998. …show more content…
Most feel disappointed by what has been going on in the U.S. government because they remember the 1990’s economy and the “Hope and Change” stickers that were all over the place. They remember 9/11 and are living through the after affects with the war in Iraq and the Great Recession. They voted for Barak Obama 2008 and 2012 hoping for some sort of change and relief from the broken and social contract around college, which no longer guarantees a stable job and living in middle-class comforts. The liberal millennial revolution is “about policy, about feelings, and about personality”. Millennials care about integrity more than anything, which is why they love Bernie Sanders, who is a model of political integrity (Thompson, "The Liberal Millennial Revolution").
But if millennials truly want a revolution, they can’t just only vote for a liberal person like Sanders to be president. They’d have to vote again and again in local elections, midterm elections, and presidential contests. They’d have to elect those who resonate with their views into not only federal positions, but local ones as well in order to get the changes that they want. The young revolutionaries have to make something that is so old like voting look cool and convince their family and friends to vote like those in the 1930’s (Thompson, "The Liberal Millennial

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