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You can look it up yourself, but the scientific fact is that “white matter” enables nerve signals to flow freely between different parts of the brain. In teenagers, the part that governs judgment, the frontal lobe, is the last to be fully connected — there is not enough white matter.
People aged 18 and 19 are teenagers, and are thus, short on white matter. Their judgment is impaired.
Thus, the twenty-sixth Amendment to the Constitution is flawed, since it allows people with not enough white matter for good judgment to vote for president and vice president.
More alarming, there are efforts underway now to permit 16- and 17-year-old people to vote.
In 2008, 66 percent of those 18 to 24 years old voted for Obama. They comprised 10 percent of the total votes.
In 2012, 60 percent of those 18- to 24 years old voted for Obama. They comprised 11 percent of the total votes.
Once again, the Founding Fathers were right. Those under 21 should not be allowed to vote in presidential elections. Amazing how prescient they were.
Deciding who should be prez and VP should not be a judgment call for those with underdeveloped frontal lobes.