Colbert Pulls in Double-Digits -- But Not Necessarily from Dems
Over at Open Left Chris Bowers picks out an interesting tidbit from the poll: Republicans actually run third behind Clinton and Colbert among younger voters, a truly remarkable development.The remarkable thing is not that Colbert beats the Republicans among young voters, it is that Democrats beat Colbert among young voters.
On issues like gay marriage, we will win, thanks to time. In the words of President Bartlett "Demographics are destiny, and the kids don't care." Young people are Democratic, their population is growing, and their (our?) values of tolerance and self-directed help for others are closely aligned with the principles for which the Democratic Party stands.