The District of Columbia might give people under the age of 18 the right to vote, and that is incredibly dumb.
Vice News reported the following:
Washington, D.C. could become the first jurisdiction in the country to allow 16-year-olds to vote in federal elections, including the presidential election, if a bill before the city council is enacted.
The 26th amendment of the Constitution enacted in 1971 does not stop states from lowering the voting age below 18, but does explicitly say the age cannot be over 18.
Yeah, this is a very dumb idea. It’s so dumb that even the drunkest of drunks on this planet wouldn’t think letting 16-year-old kids vote is a good idea.
Teenagers are idiots, myself included. I was a moron as a high school kid. My decision making was so out of control that it resembled a movie script written by the creators of “Superbad.” You don’t want the 16-year-old David Hooksteads of the world and his friends voting in elections. You should want high school kids as far away from the ballot box as possible.
I’m sorry, but politicians that support this should be ousted from office because they’re clearly too stupid to lead anyone. Did we all forget that these kids are eating tide pods and snorting condoms? Let’s not leave the future of this nation in the hands of people who stick latex birth control devices through their noses. Just a thought.