Episode 142: Pissed off millennials are taking on the Democrats
Why are young voters supporting Bernie?
Can you feel the Bern yet? With the California primary less than a week away, Vermont senator Bernie Sanders continues to battle erstwhile frontrunner Hillary Clinton despite a clear deficit in delegates. The longtime independent has staked his campaign on grassroots support from middle and working class voters but it’s a different electorate that has kept him afloat: snake people–er, millennials.
This week on the podcast, host Jimmy Williams and Scripps campaign reporter Miranda Green dig into the growing millennial support for Bernie Sanders on college campuses. Why are these millennials such fervent supporters and what does this mean for the Democratic party moving forward?