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Zach: “The only candidate that has my best interest at heart”

Zach from William and Mary

Zach is a student at the College of William and Mary

“Never before have we had a president who has been so focused on the issues of young people. Just look at the health care bill, and its provision to allow young people to stay on their parent’s insurance plans until they turn 26—it’s huge.

“You also see with this president, a huge expansion of Pell Grants. He has taken a stand to keep student loan interest rates down so that students can afford college and so that college is available to a wide variety of students from all different backgrounds and economic levels.”

“If you look at the grand scheme of things, everyone is focused on jobs, which is especially important for young people. Young people face a really tough jobs environment, so that’s why it’s even more important that we have opportunities available—opportunities like the ones created by President Obama. With Obama, you’ve seen more job creation since the recession. He created more private sector jobs in four years than Bush did in his entire eight years in office.

If you look at the Romney plan to create jobs, you see there really isn’t much of a plan. You see a move toward lowering the taxes of the wealthiest Americans at the expense of hardworking middle-class families.

Moreover, he’s vowed to repeal Obamacare, eliminating the safety net young people like me depend on.

“There are so many issues the President has stood up for and so many issues that Romney and Ryan are just on the wrong side of.”

This November I will cast my vote for Barack Obama, the only candidate that has my best interest at heart.

–Zach, Williamsburg, Virginia

Zach is the President of the William and Mary College Democrats.

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