Matt Winesett works on the American Enterprise Institute’s Digital Strategy team and co-hosts Banter, AEI’s policy podcast. Originally from Centreville, Virginia, Matt studied political philosophy and history at the University of Virginia. While there he served as the Cavalier Daily’s token conservative columnist, but now his writing career mainly consists of penning company-wide recap emails following AEI’s victories in the highly prestigious DC Think Tank Softball League.
Why are millennials so liberal? How much did the Great Recession hurt millennials specifically? And do we really spend all our money on Chipotle and avocado toast? The Wall Street Journal’s Joseph C. Sternberg, author of the new book, “The Theft of a Decade: How the Baby Boomers Stole the Millennials’ Economic Future,” joined us to discuss these questions and more.
We also cover Senator Elizabeth Warren’s proposal to forgive student debt, why boomers can be blamed for the exorbitant cost of housing, and whether millennials will follow Churchill’s aphorism and evolve into conservatives by the time they reach their forties.More