Listen to the children: Middle schoolers offer insight into the 2016 presidential race that can only come from youth

"Pick a president that will be a role model to your children"

By Peter Cooper - Janet Upadhye - Katie Levingston
Published March 23, 2016 8:16PM (UTC)
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These students want adults to think before they vote for Donald Trump. We stopped by the P.S. 127 arts & literacy after school program and talked to five students about the 2016 presidential race.

They all expressed fear at a Donald Trump presidency and shock at the way the GOP candidates are handling the debates.

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"They're always fighting, they're not talking about anything educational," one student expressed. They also pleaded with adults to be sensible when choosing who to vote for.

"Pick a president that will be a role model to your children," they advised.

Watch our video for their most thoughtful and sincere moments.


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