Contact Us

President Obama’s Not the “Cool Guy” at Colleges Anymore

Back in 2008, college students were crazy about Obama. At least, that’s how it seemed when stations like MTV and VH1 were full of celebrities singing his praises and people were carting around T-shirts and posters emblazoned with the president’s picture and slogans.

But, like all fads, the “Obama-rama” has finally subsided.

At a symposium held at Oberlin College in Oberlin, Ohio, college students made it clear that they no longer thought Obama was cool. A political science professor at the college stated one of the reasons may be that Obama just couldn’t live up to the young people’s idea of him, and that his “cute little quirks” are now just annoying.

Although young people were some of the most vocal of Obama’s supporters in 2008, they were not critical to his winning the presidency. According to Pew Research, Obama would have still won Ohio and Florida, two of his crucial states, even if he didn’t have the youth vote backing him.

More From KFYO

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://kfyo.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on News/Talk 790 KFYO quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here.

Sign up for an account to comment, share your thoughts, and earn points to get great prizes.

Register on News/Talk 790 KFYO quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!