Obama supports the use of the singular “they”


While in Florida, Obama is trying to refocus the debate on Medicare, a topic that resonates with Florida’s large senior population. He said: “No American should have to spend their golden years at the mercy of insurance companies.” Grammar nerds may wince at his use of “their” (it should be “his or her” given the singular subject) but if he can convince enough people that the Paul Ryan’s plan to turn Medicare into a voucher program is a bad idea, it could be enough to swing Florida. Without Florida, Romney has no chance of winning the election.

From Electoral-vote.com

Obama supports the use of the singular they! I may have to vote for him after all.