Posted by Greg on March 2, 2009
Matthew Iglesias ponders the decline of Reagan voters. Thank God.
McCain won about 51 percent of the vote among the approximately 53 percent of the electorate that was at least 45 years old. But Obama won a decisive victory among Americans younger than 45—precisely none of whom were part of Ronald Reagan’s original coalition, and few of whom were part of his 1984 re-election campaign.