There are lots of ways to carve up the population for democratic purposes. Some make obvious, intuitive sense, like geography. Others are harder to map onto political debates, despite their significance.
A particularly tricky issue to deal with is age. We love and hate generational debates. Write a piece online about generational politics, and you can expect a) lots of clicks, and b) lots of comments along the following lines: “Generational stereotypes are dumb! They don’t capture me at all! Also, everyone in generation [blank] is out to lunch!”
In yesterday’s National Post, Continue reading