Generation X was forgotten, again.
Baby Boomers have been running the country for nearly three decades. Some successes, a number of disappointments. It’s time to pass the baton to younger generations — Millennials & Gen Z. Pls join us for conversation tonite on @CNN with @ACCooper about my new book on subject.— David Gergen (@David_Gergen) May 10, 2022
Notice what’s missing?
Plenty of people on Twitter did. He completely ignored Generation X ― both in his tweet and during the CNN appearance he promoted ― causing GenX to trend on the social media network with responses such as these:
And to Gen-X: keep the door locked, there's a swanson's TV dinner in the freezer if you get hungry and DON'T stay up past 10— Ben Abrahamse (@babrahamse) May 11, 2022
What do you suggest Gen X does with the remainder of their lives? Asking for many friends.— Rachel Vindman 🌻 (@natsechobbyist) May 11, 2022
'78 Trans Am screeches to a halt on david's front lawn, the eagle on the hood glinting in the morning sunlight, the piercing screams of Ratt abruptly halt, I jump out, flip back my mullet and yell— Schrödinger's Zen...(or Roger) (@RWNJ_) May 11, 2022
"What about GenX, asshole???"
with a double-bird flipped toward the sky.
Gen Xers are just tougher. Saltier. I was a teenager in the 80s dammit! I’m wore a shirt with a zipper on it. Tough as nails.— Denver Riggleman (@RepRiggleman) May 11, 2022
I danced to Rock Lobster
Stole my Grandpa’s Chevette.
Would fight in the Friendly’s parking lot. Quite a bit actually. Bet pink slips on our Jim Dandys
Gen X is trending.— John Fugelsang (@JohnFugelsang) May 11, 2022
Gen X doesn't care.
Gen X grew up without parents. We’re wolves. We know how to govern and execute.— Dave Fecak (@fecak) May 11, 2022
Wow!!! Gen X in our 40s & 50s now, but still being treated like latchkey kids! Just let yourself in the house, pop a TV dinner in the microwave, do your homework, & turn on C-SPAN so you can watch Millennials & Gen Z run the country until Mama & Papa Boomer get home from work! 😡 https://t.co/foOx57D8eR— 🌊🌊🌊Khadija - Vote Blue to Save Democracy🌊🌊🌊 (@khadijakamala) May 11, 2022
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