Comments written on other sites from June 2017

This was a vote for a better politics and the prospect of real change | Letters | Politics | The Guardian

While watching several hours of the BBC’s election night coverage I was struck by how often “young people” were mentioned, compared with how few featured on the programme. I didn’t notice anyone under 30 and one of the few people under 40 was media editor Amol Rajan. His only role was to read out tweets. It’s understandable that these mythical “young people” so often feel politics isn’t for or about them.

Phil Gyford
London

On 10 June 2017. Permalink