A new generation of conservative politicos are breaking ranks with their elders, Buzzfeed informs us
, and they're blaming fuddy duddy social attitudes and a lack of tech know-how to explain a big part of their defection.
A group of spokespeople for said generation, who chose to remain largely anonymous so not to offend the party donors who are the very target of their criticism, told BF
's Zeke Miller that "Campaigns are a young person's business now more than ever." They also stressed that social media was a crucial part of Obama's re-election - and that conservatives better get with it: "Facebook and Twitter were not factors in the last campaign, and they were the biggest factor in this one."