If youth is wasted on the young, then the youth vote is being wasted on President Barack Obama, who has easily carried 18-to-29-year-old voters in both of his elections. That's a shame, writes Nick Gillespie, because
From virtually every possible angle, Obama is helping to diminish the prospects for today's younger generation. First and foremost, his response to the Great Recession—stimulus and the massive piling up of debt—is slowing the recovery. Massive regulatory schemes such as Dodd-Frank and the creation of huge new soul-and-bucks-sucking programs such as Obamacare weigh heavily on the economy now and in the future too.