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    Commentary

    CAMPAI(G)N-FUL LESSONS FOR YOUNG VOTERS

    And What We Can Do to Offset Them

    by Allan Shedlin

    Distributed by The New York Times News Service, October 28, 2004

    The uncivil wars being waged by political candidates are dangerous to the psychological, emotional, moral, and democratic development and well being of our nation’s children and youth. As a lifelong educator, parenting consultant, parent and grandparent, I am extremely concerned about lessons that impressionable youth are learning from candidates and pundits alike. Our Nation’s voting propensities – the cornerstone of our democratic process – may be forever stunted...