A generational, ideological divide


Falling support: Students march as they call for a ceasefire in Gaza. Young voters across the Philly region who are frustrated with Biden have a conundrum: to vote or not to vote. — The Philadelphia Inquirer/TNS

“VOTE blue no matter who” was Madelyn Shick’s mantra before she could even vote after former President Donald Trump’s rise in 2016. She argued with people supporting third party candidates, but now she’s on the other side of that dispute.

Shick, 22, says she can’t vote for any candidate who hasn’t already called for a permanent ceasefire in the Israel war on Gaza, including President Joe Biden.

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