From the Pew Research Center’s new Survey of Young Americans:
Overall, entertainers trump political leaders as
admired figures among Nexters by nearly a two-to-one
margin. Only 8% of young people named a current or
former elected official when asked who they admire
most. Politicians are much more popular with the older
Can you blame them? Let’s face it, the politicians of the modern era don’t exactly have the power of a Nelson Mandela.