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Hipsters For Obama: 5 Demands From DNC Youth Contingent

As the Democratic National Convention officially opens in Charlotte today with L.A.'s own mayor, Antonio Villaraigosa, at the helm, and other Californians already making a lasting impression, it's fitting to note the difference between the parties.

While the Republicans have had to contend with the tea party, Christian conservatives and a right wing that's hostile to illegal immigration, Democrats have a C-grade mayor, drunk delegates and, now, a full-on hipster contingent.

Yep:

Spotted at the DNC store in Charlotte was this button:

It's official -- hipsters are a faction. But what do they want? According to our sources, the Democratic Instragram Committee (DIC) is asking for:

Hipsters For Obama: 5 Demands From DNC Youth Contingent
@rob_rob2001

-Legislation that would mandate that all beer be distributed in cans.

Hipsters For Obama: 5 Demands From DNC Youth Contingent
CuriousJosh

-A prohibition on all eyewear with the exception of glasses without lenses and frames in neon- or candy-colored hues.

Hipsters For Obama: 5 Demands From DNC Youth Contingent
Kevin Dooley / Flickr

-The nixing of all state texting-while-driving laws.

Hipsters For Obama: 5 Demands From DNC Youth Contingent
Tom Wolf / Flickr

-The induction of tousled Bieber hair-dos and skinny jeans as historic style icons at the Smithsonian.

Hipsters For Obama: 5 Demands From DNC Youth Contingent
Colin Young-Wolff

-Massive tax breaks for young adults who move back in with their parents.

[@dennisjromero / djromero@laweekly.com / @LAWeeklyNews]


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