Here Comes the Yumpies

Younger, better-off, better-educated voters go for Gary

Call them the Me generation or Baby Boomers or Yumpies (young upwardly mobile professionals). By any label, younger, more affluent, better-educated voters appear to have embraced Gary Hart's "new generation" politics. On Super Tuesday, they provided Hart with his most consistent support, according to NBC exit polls. In Georgia, for instance, Hart lost overall but led by a wide margin among 25-to 34-year-olds (28% to 19%), college graduates (29% to 20%) and those earning more than $40,000 (37% to 25%). Conceded a top Mondale aide: "There's...

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