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Filed money over -- or not there's -- -- recession going on take a look at these numbers.
-- just 55 point 3% of Americans between the ages of sixteen and 29 -- what is actually the lowest percentage since World War II.
The president Obama's approval rating among young people has just dropped to 46%.
Is he in danger of losing the vote that helps we -- office in the first place.
Joining us now Terry -- former spokesman for the bush Cheney campaign Terry thanks for being with us this.
I would think the president should be worried about this I mean these are the people that -- -- grade and you know -- for change and where's the change.
Not as worried but -- -- this is the group of people that provided the margin of victory for president President Obama in 2008.
He lost senior voters.
By double digits and -- these folks don't show up at the polls in November.
He's in real trouble and so far there's not much evidence that there that enthusiastic about this president.
You know it's policies or like a vise grip on this economy the regulation.
The huge government debt.
All of those things have a much more adverse -- fact.
On workers just entering into the economy and who is that -- young people you're exactly right.
And you know for the first time ever student loan debt has surpassed credit card debt -- these kids are coming out with loans.
That they can't pay -- they don't have jobs so it's have become a I think quite a vicious circle for the president.
It has -- a lot of people don't know what but this president has choked off.
The availability of student loans because he wanted to federalized.
The student loan program so.
We may not know this if were not college kids from.
But it's harder and harder to get student loans and that's because this president just doesn't understand how this economy works.
But here's the thing.
These young well now broke voters don't have any money to donate to his campaign so that could be part of the reason why he's sort of abandon them.
Well the president is already.
Hard at work trying to bring those.
Voters back into the fold that's really primarily what all this early activity is about the caucuses last night in Iowa even though he was on opposed.
They're gonna spend their billion dollars trying to get those voters back to the -- -- luck.
The problem is he over promised and he underperformed he raised expectations.
With a group of voters to come to politics.
With the most idea idealistic.
Views and and when they don't get what they want our when there expectations aren't met they tend to stay home men.
And I don't wish that on our process we need them.
In the democratic process.
But they should think about supporting another candidate if -- that they want this economy to turn around.
You know as the administration created this nightmare themselves we -- over the course of these this administration have seen a lot of handouts.
Welfare checks -- -- now you know food stamps are on the rise since this president has been an office.
Are we creating this lackadaisical attitude among Americans that these kids -- dining need to look for jobs.
I think what we've created with this presidency as an economy.
Trying to get back on its feet but with the government's -- on its neck.
Businesses are holding on to their cash they have so much uncertainty out on the horizon that they're not willing to.
Take the risk and invest in in expansion of their operations.
If this government would get out of the way.
I think we would have.
More people working because there'd be more private enterprise.
And not so much public enterprise I think that's really the equation that's that's hurting these kinds of workers.
Realizing the American dream.
Yet the uncertainty rules and regulations Terry Holt thanks so much for -- and -- thank.