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  •  most studies on this have suggested (2+ / 0-)
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    wishingwell, Jake Nelson

    that political preferences tend to be pretty consistent after young adulthood, and that people do not actually get much more conservative as they age. there were conservative and square boomers when they were in their 20s, and they tend to remain that way. the younger boomers and older x'ers who voted for reagan in great numbers remain reactionary today. those younger x'ers who rocked the vote for clinton remain democrats or left independents. and the silent generation who were reactionary young adults in the postwar period, they remain reactionary voters, outraged that their postwar america has changed out from underneath their feet.

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