The record turn out for Obama in the 2008 election was historic. It was used as a sort of mandate by the media to silence any thinking individual that didn’t show unwavering support of Obama’s policy. It seemed all at once that he had been coronated king and any person that disagreed was out of favor.
Three years have passed and the bloom has fallen from the rose. Instead of enjoying the hope and change with a heady dose of prosperity the youth were promised; their vote has brought them unemployment.
Here is a graphic via Flowing Data (it’s from ’09 but it’s illustrative).
The chart is damning, but it doesn’t adequately address the remorse that young Obama voters are experiencing.