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