With the economy still showing lackluster growth and the unemployment picture improving only modestly, Republicans have decided to go after President Obama’s most devout voters — those still in, or recently graduated from college.
College-aged voters flocked to Obama during the 2008 campaign, and the president continues to enjoy strong support from those under 30. However, the economic downturn has hit recent college graduates especially hard.
With unemployment among the recently-graduated still near an all-time high, and current college students increasing worried about the job prospects after graduation, Republicans think they have an opportunity to sway younger voters away from the president this time around, the Associated Press says. Read