Apologies to my friends from TX, but I never want to see TX win anything.
By KEVIN BRENNAN and JOSH LEDERMAN
© 2010 The Associated Press, Oct. 30, 2010, 7:43AM
WASHINGTON — The tea party is failing to woo young voters despite a loose structure that could make it easier for those under 30 to achieve leadership roles, analysts and political activists say as the grass-roots movement prepares to flex its muscles in midterm elections.
A survey released Oct. 21 by Harvard University’s Institute of Politics showed that only 11 percent of those 18 to 29 consider themselves supporters of the tea party, and analysts say the leaderless movement’s ties to social conservatism and rhetoric in favor of an earlier America are hampering its appeal.