“I can’t tell you this new generation of political leaders will do a better job than its predecessors. The baby boomers thought they were better equipped…
“But I have a good feeling about my generation. Generally speaking, Gen X has proved to be innovative, skeptical, independent and determined not to repeat past mistakes.
“This is the first time in my life that I feel common cultural and political bonds with the candidates on the campaign trail. They are no longer wise elders. They are peers.
“Of course, being a good Gen Xer, I have to wonder if I’m completely full of it.”