So: lots of young 'uns (and the young and optimistic) are feeling disillusioned because Obama-the-Senator has compromised and gone along with telecom immunity for helping the Bush administration violate our civil rights.
Welcome to politics. No, no, don't go home. We want you here. We _need_ you here. We're all tired, and worn out from the struggle.
In fact, why don't _you_ drive for a while?