Age: not just a number for presidents?


Lopsided bipartisan doubts: It seems unfair that many voters consider Biden too old at 80, but give former president Donald Trump something of a pass at 77. — Los Angeles Times/TNS

VOTERS in both major US political parties think President Joe Biden is too old to run for re-election. The poll numbers are piling up – and they’re striking.

An Associated Press-National Opinion Research Center (NORC)survey released late last month indicated that 77% of adults in the United States believe Biden is too old to be effective for another term. That includes 69% of Democrats.

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