It's time to stop allowing the pundits and pollsters to speak for us- there's still too much at stake.
In the interim, if they insist on calling us zombies, then we might as well embrace it and have a little fun in the process.
A recent Pew poll showed that youth still leans Democratic, but the party's margin is slipping, and young Democrats' enthusiasm level is lower than that of their Republican counterparts. What can be done?
According to the Higher Education Research Institute, the percent of first-year college students who believe that it is very important to help people in need is at its highest level since 1970. Without question, ours is a generation seeking to help.
Ultimately, I believe that the policy priorities of the Obama administration will ensure that young supporters remain active in any way they can. We're impatient for change, and we will continue our advocacy no matter how many pundits continue to write us off.
Young people are staging a sit-in inside the Bella Center at the Copenhagen climate talks. While some of them were dragged away by security, Sen. Kerry came by and shook each of their hands and thanked them for their dedication.