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This OKCupid post on age and political affiliation is pinging around the blogs. Wilkinson reminds readers to "be careful not to confuse cohort effects with life-cycle effects" i.e. that "older people’s politics look a lot different from younger people’s not so much because they are older, but because they are part of a different generational cohort." His thumb-sucker:

Democratic-leaning libertarian young adults are the primary “liberaltarian” constituency. They are to my mind who liberaltarianism is intended for. Liberaltarianism or libertarian-liberal fusionism is not about some ridiculous practical political coalition between Larry Kudlow and Bill Galston. It is about building a coherent, appealing,  practical ideological identity for all those libertarian-ish young folks who don’t want a damn thing to do with the party of old, angry religious white people.

2006-2011 archives for The Daily Dish, featuring Andrew Sullivan

Never Tell People How Old They Look

Age discrimination affects us all. Who cares about youth? James Hamblin turns to his colleague Jeffrey Goldberg for advice.

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