We’d actually kind of like to stop making fun of David Hogg’s tweets — he is just a kid, really — but even his Twitter background image is a large banner reading, “The young people will win.”
Sadly for him, the young people don’t seem to be turning out to register to vote, not even in Parkland, Fla.
But he remains convinced the young people are the solution to the country’s problems, so much so that he envisions every member of Congress having a young person — that’s it, just a young person, hanging around, in case there are any policy decisions that need a young person’s perspective.
In the next 5 years, I envision having at least one young person for every Congressman and Senator in the United States to make sure they are including young people in their policy decisions.
— David Hogg (@davidhogg111) August 5, 2018
How young are we talking? Because a lot of Congressional staffers are pretty young. Does he mean a high school kid? So, say, Sen. Orrin Hatch would have his own designated young person to run ideas past?
young democrat* https://t.co/HfbiFRxwKi
— rawool (@rawool8) August 5, 2018
Ehhhhhhhhh what?🤔 https://t.co/je5OGxdAm2
— Daniel Ryan (@RealDanielRyan) August 5, 2018
You’re gonna have a who in the what now?
— Swayzee Beats™️ (@Ryan_LaFalce) August 5, 2018
I expect that you and your classmates will be these people. https://t.co/FvLCpoLPIO
— Pdeeps (@pdeeeps) August 5, 2018
Not this classmate:
— Kyle Kashuv (@KyleKashuv) August 5, 2018
So, will the congressmen and women just carry them around on a leash like a dog? How would you “have” one young person https://t.co/hGiYQAA1hG
— Parker Jones (@parkerjones32) August 5, 2018
They have this already. They're called congressional staff, aides, and interns. https://t.co/jyE9Y1WZcI
— WWG1WGA 🇺🇸 (@FortWorthAggie7) August 5, 2018
Most politicians already have young interns and staff. https://t.co/DljbZAPCMn
— Aaron Hrynyk (@aaron_hrynyk) August 5, 2018
And kids and grandkids of their own. But these would be different young people … we think?
Dude, what?? https://t.co/TtY4khLPhw
— Brandon Hamilton (@official_bham) August 5, 2018
Huh? Don’t have a clue what you are saying. https://t.co/b5aUpKGn03
— Arnold Yao (@realArnoldYao) August 5, 2018
This literally makes no sense https://t.co/pqL4ZZDnpC
— Gracie Shay (@gshay_shandi) August 5, 2018
What in God's name are you blathering about?! https://t.co/EPGf3Sztmm
— Mr. Sutherland 🐻 (@MrSutherland117) August 5, 2018
Two words: Anthony Weiner. https://t.co/lHWQIzgVxw
— BearClaw🐻🦀 (@TheChunkyD) August 5, 2018
Young people make rash and foolish decisions and choices. https://t.co/YAKFp7snFH
— 😳Richard Jamesson😑 (@soyouknowwme) August 5, 2018
Young people are dumb.
— 🇺🇸🇸🇪🇲🇽 (@GrouchMan7) August 5, 2018
Well, the thing is, the individuals my age have been consuming Tide pods and need counseling when their candidate doesn't get elected. Let's work on maturing a bit before we are having a say in the future of a country.
— The Conservative Huckleberry (@huckleberry_the) August 5, 2018
This tweet ruined my high https://t.co/cgZx1s056A
— Jacob Beauregard (@JakeDB519) August 5, 2018
Will they ride to work on Unicorns?
— Scott Athy (@ScottAthy14) August 5, 2018
Plus, we need to lower the voting age to 13. An actual adult person at Bloomberg View said that.
— Twitchy Team (@TwitchyTeam) August 1, 2018