Why politics doesn’t matter

A Letter to Boomers

Yesterday, I followed a tweet from Medium to Jonathan Taplin’s article “Why Politics Matters.” It was subtitled “Letter to Millennials 4.” If you are a “Millennial” to whom people address open letters, I feel your pain. I was constantly talked down to as a member of the “slacker” generation: Generation X. In the 1990s, Boomers loved to speculate about these mysterious citizens 18–24 years old who had weird jobs they’d never heard of and who didn’t support their old ideas about politics. (more…)