The "tomorrow belongs to Me" faction noted in particular:
Big reason for the image problem: The “outrageous statements made by errant Republican voices.”The problem is those errant voices are pretty much the majority of prominent Republicans in the House or Senate. To wit:
Sen. Saxby Chambliss (R-GA) on Tuesday suggested that the “hormone level created by nature” was to blame for rapes in the military and that all pregnant servicewomen should be investigated to make sure their condition was the result of consensual sex.Yes, oh those women making men all rapey -- it's just nature. I'm sure the younger demographic is wild about that logic.
[cross-posted at Firedoglake]