Democrats accuse Republicans of waging a war on women. Republicans could come back with the charge that Democrats are waging a war on youth. So argues W. James Antle in the Washington Examiner. Not only are the Democratic party’s leadership and presidential candidates much older than those of the Republicans, but Democratic policies are proving especially harmful to young people.
For example: Obamacare forces healthy young adults to buy insurance to subsidize health care for old people. Democrats resist Social Security reform, jeopardizing young people’s retirement plans. The burgeoning national debt will have to be paid by today’s children and young adults. Democrats’ fealty to the teacher unions is preventing educational reform, leaving young people with inferior educations. Income and job prospects of younger workers have taken a huge hit during the Democratic management of the economy. Democrats also have a fanatical commitment to the most lethal assault on the young: abortion. [Read more...]