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Paul Ryan: 'College Graduates Should Not Have to Live Out Their 20s in Their Childhood Bedrooms, Staring Up at Fading Obama Posters

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One of the best lines from vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan's his speech at the Republican National Convention on Wednesday was directed at college graduates, who are still having a hard time finding work in this economy. The youth unemployment rate of Americans ages 16-24 actively looking for jobs was 17.1 percent in July 2012, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

"College graduates should not have to live out their 20s in their childhood bedrooms, staring up at fading Obama posters and wondering when they can move out and get going with life. Everyone who feels stuck in the Obama economy is right to focus on the here and now. And I hope you understand this too, if you’re feeling left out or passed by: You have not failed, your leaders have failed you," Ryan said, the crowd erupting in applause.

"None of us have to settle for the best this administration offers – a dull, adventureless journey from one entitlement to the next, a government-planned life, a country where everything is free but us," he added, prompting a lengthy standing ovation.

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