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+ - Republicans Want To Keep Students Out Of Voting-> 2

Submitted by siliconbits
siliconbits (943161) writes "New Hampshire's new Republican state House speaker is pretty clear about what he thinks of college kids and how they vote. They're "foolish," Speaker William O'Brien said in a recent speech to a tea party group.
"Voting as a liberal. That's what kids do," he added, his comments taped by a state Democratic Party staffer and posted on YouTube. Students lack "life experience," and "they just vote their feelings.""

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Republicans Want To Keep Students Out Of Voting

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  • We could just mostly ignore such flamebait news... (well, /. editors certainly wish for flurry of activity, supposedly it helps ads impressions...)

    Can't we just link to few old discussions? (even from this site) They already cover pretty much everything, regarding such trollnews. There's really nothing more to add.

    Quick search gives one example [slashdot.org] (I'm linking to thread, that includes especially answers), and another [slashdot.org]. Or even this [slashdot.org] and that [slashdot.org].

    Some pictorial ontopic humor thrown in [kyon.pl]

    One classic quite:

    I never meant to say that the Conservatives are generally stupid. I meant to say that stupid people are generally Conservative. I believe that is so obviously and universally admitted a principle that I hardly think any gentleman will deny it. -- John Stuart Mill

    So

"Who alone has reason to *lie himself out* of actuality? He who *suffers* from it." -- Friedrich Nietzsche

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