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Bernie Sanders is too old

Bernie Sanders is too old

In Thursday’s Democratic town hall, Anderson Cooper raised an issue about Bernie Sanders that Hillary Clinton, for obvious reasons, has not: his age. The Vermont senator will be 75 this year, which means he would be the oldest person ever to enter the White House. Ronald Reagan, who currently holds the record, was inaugurated his first time at age 69.

Young people don’t seem to care that Sanders was born before Pearl Harbor. But they should. By any sensible standard, Sanders is way past his presidential sell date.

Clinton has avoided the issue, probably because she’ll be 69 this year in October. But not only is she six years younger than her opponent,...

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