Liberal Parents, Liberal Children


When it comes to politics, today’s college freshmen resemble their baby boomer parents of 40 years ago in all ways except two. One way makes perfect sense; the other is a puzzle.

The evidence about kids and their parents isn’t anecdotal; it’s documented in a study just released by UCLA’s Higher Education Research Institute, which has been investigating the attitudes of a massive national sample of American freshmen since the 1960s (

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