Call them woke or socially aware or whatever, young voters are going to be reminded constantly in the run-up to the 2024 Presidential Election that one party opposes them.
Which party opposes a woman’s right to choose her own reproductive health.
Which party opposes equal, full rights for your gay and trans friends, and wants them to undergo “a cure”.
Which party opposes student loan forgiveness which could put you on a path to home ownership and starting a family.
Which party opposes an assault weapons ban aimed at reducing the threat of school shootings and, thereby, your children having to do what you had to do - active shooter drills. Which party encourages you to arm yourself, no permit needed.
Which party gives book non-experts the chance to take books away from your libraries. Which party tells you which performances you along with your children can and cannot see.
Which party says you have to wait longer to receive the Social Security benefits you paid into for years before retirement.
Which party will be paying you a bounty to have more children and, then, encourages you to consider giving them up for church-sponsored adoption.
Which party tells you there is no climate change and derides your decision to buy and use an electric vehicle (reference: https://www.cnn.com/2023/04/24/politics/fact-check-trump-sea-levels-ocean-climate-change/index.html).
Which party aims to clean up homelessness by shipping homeless people from the urban city to a rural encampment, and keep them there until they “get better”.
Which party aims to tell Mickey Mouse how to run his business. Which party doesn’t want you to drink a certain light beer. Which party encourages you to buy and use a gas stove, even those these stoves emit potentially harmful gases into your home (and the technology exists to virtually eliminate the harmful gases, it’s just too expensive).
Which party supports full pardons for election-certification interferers which, check your civics class, has happened just once in America since the Civil War.
Which party wants same-day voting and paper ballots (relics from the stone age) and no voting on college campuses.
Which party makes you wait until you’re a billionaire before giving you the best tax rate, in the hope that your savings will “trickle down”.
Which party says it needs to get back into the schools to reindoctrinate your children so they don’t lose any more elections. Which party, without any credible evidence, found cat litter in schools.
Which party is obsessed with guns, “pudding fingers,” and pedofiles. Which party opposes a full program of help for a country being bullied by its neighbor.
Which party stole and kept your government’s records and claims to be above prosecution by “Marxists”. Which party yelled liar at the President of the United States and the Secretary of Homeland Security.
Which party believes your stepmom is not a mother?
Just a reminder, it is almost a forgone conclusion that 74 Million Americans are going to vote this party for President in the next General Election on November 5, 2024. Will you join them?
Vic MacDonald, who identifies as an independent, is Editor of The Clinton Chronicle. His stepmom, Carol Harvey MacDonald, 87, passed away on Oct. 31, 2022, in Greensboro, N.C. --- she was a great mom to him, Tommy, and Billy; and, reminder, Mother’s Day is May 14. In June, 2025, Vic will observe his 50th year in community journalism. Reach him at 864-833-1900.
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