Over at National Review’s Campaign Spot, the ever-insightul Jim Geraghty considers the mind-set of those youthful protesters “occupying” various cities:
I think two big factors are driving this — the first is the realization that electing Obama, the Munificent Sun-God, didn’t actually do much to fix many of the problems young people were upset about in 2008. The job market still stinks, wage growth is a distant memory, the drop in housing prices hurts current homeowners and not enough young earners have the resources to take advantage of lower home prices and oh, by the way, gas is $4 per gallon instead of $3 per gallon.
Read the whole thing. (Decided to post this quotation because it relates to a piece I’ve been working on — and hope to have up this afternoon.)