Tea party: The next generation?

I really enjoyed reporting this story from CPAC last week:

Despite the tea parties’ efforts to recruit the next generation, many young conservatives are steering clear.

The grassroots conservative movement is too radical for some, and not enough so for others.

But the main divide appears to be on tactics: Young people at the Conservative Political Action Conference in D.C. this week said they prefer volunteering on campaigns to holding protest signs.

“Going to protests and trying to get on the news, that’s not really for me,” Adam Paul, a senior at Western Michigan University, said. “They represent most of the same things that I do, but I’m more focused on trying to get people elected.”

Read on at Congress.org.

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