Conservatives have a millennial problem

The right fell for the myth of Pajama Boy, and it disregards young adults at its own peril.


From Kristen Soltis Anderson at The Weekly Standard:

Shortly before Christmas 2013, the Obama political operation got into the holiday spirit and gave unto us a child. He became known as Pajama Boy, his image splashed across the Internet in an advertisement that quickly went viral and ignited a low-grade firestorm on the right. In the ad, a hipsterish, bespectacled twenty-something wearing a red plaid flannel onesie clutches a mug next to the text: “Wear pajamas. Drink hot chocolate. Talk about getting health insurance.”

Disdain for millennials (defined by Pew Research as people born between 1981 and 1996) is a well-documented phenomenon…

Continue reading at The Weekly Standard

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