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Stop Worrying About Boomerang Kids—Help the Ones Who Can't Move Home

A couple of weeks ago, the Karl Rove-affiliated PAC American Crossroads released an ad assailing Obama for being "cool." Flashes of Obama's most endearing, charismatic moments are intercut with sobering statistics, including this one: 85 percent of recent college graduates move back in with their parents. This statistic is a gross exaggeration—a Pew Research Center study in March found that only 39 percent of adults 18 to 34 said they lived with their parents recently, and after age 30, college-educated kids were less likely to live at home than their uneducated counterparts.
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Rove Goes Mean Girls on Obama

Issues & Causes / Human Rights : Adam Serwer (2 years ago)

Barack Obama is too cool to be President: It’s the implicit argument of the new ad from Karl Rove’s mega PAC American Crossroads, which shows President in a series of his cooler moments, and tries to argue that such coolness undermi... Read Post

Rove’s RNC ‘grassroots’ rival, American Crossroads, raised 97 percent of its money from four billionaires.

US Politics / Liberal : Think Progress (4 years ago)

Compensating for damage the Republican National Committee’s unsteadiness may cause Republican candidates this fall, several high-profile GOP operatives — including Karl Rove and two former RNC chairmen — recently founded American Cr... Read Post

Super PACs Reveal

Politics / US Politics : The Page (3 years ago)

Mitt supporters Restore Our Future raised $30 million in 2011, spent $27 million through Jan. with $13 million cash on hand; donor list includes seven $1 million donations. American Crossroads, backed by GOP political guru Karl Rove... Read Post

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