Professor Jonathan Askin spoke to The Christian Science Monitor about President Obama's town hall meeting, which was broadcasted on MTV, BET, and CMT and streamed on the Internet. Some critics say that the president's efforts to reach young voters are too late, but Professor Askin argued otherwise. "It's worthwhile to take a variety of steps to reengage America's youth," he said. "To re-inspire the sort of political activism that [he] was able to harness during the 2008 presidential campaign."
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