Historically youth radicalize when disparities between expectations and reality persist. Young people need jobs in America, as is the case around the world, and we shouldn't wait for mass protests before taking serious action.
The attitudes of Millenials represent more than a mere generation gap between younger and older voters in the population -- they constitute a political chasm when it comes to the policies of the two major parties.
Young voter participation has been on the rise. But at the same time we are now seeing a concerted state-by-state effort to construct new barriers and even reverse existing laws that created greater access.
Coulter seems to suggest the voting age should be raised to 26 because young Americans don't have property, spouses, children, jobs or pay taxes. I may not yet have a spouse or children, but, come to think of it, neither does Ms. Coulter.
The shortfall in young voter turnout is a result of what happens when campaigns fail to engage young people. It's like throwing a dinner party, not inviting someone to come, and then getting mad when they don't show up.