For the past few days, I’ve been carrying around a sketchbook and markers and asking young people at caucus events in Sioux City, Orange City, Rock Rapids, Mason City, Cedar Falls, Des Moines, and Urbandale, Iowa what their idea of the American dream is. Here’s what they said.
Scott Nicholson, a 24-year old Colgate University graduate has been living with his parents while searching for a job. He was offered $40,000, but declined! A young man who turns down a $40K/year job because it’s a “dead end?” Suck it up buttercup.
In the Nicholson family, America is not delivering for a grandson as it did for his father and grandfather.