By Michael Mayday:
Few would accuse the average Tea Partyer of youthful inexperience.
The movement has a reputation, not unfounded, as a grassroots organization comprised of the middle-aged and elderly, not college students.
Despite that, this weekend Phoenix, Ariz., will play host to the first National Tea Party Students Conference, as part of the American Policy Summit, a convention aimed at promoting and continuing the Tea Party movement. The event has secured 50-some seats and five major political student organizations committed to the conference — but bringing the youth into the movement remains an uphill battle.