A lifelong Republican, she enthusiastically voted for Obama in 2008. She had especially harsh words -- not generally her way of speaking -- for Sarah Palin.
The Generation Gap and the 2012 Election. Angry Silents, Disengaged Millennials. (Pew Research Center , 11/3/2011)
Excerpt: Millennial voters are inclined to back President Barack Obama by a wide margin in a potential matchup against former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney, while Silent generation voters are solidly behind Romney.