Age is only a number until you are totally incompetent

Back in 1984, President Reagan got the age question and turned it around masterfully by bringing up Walter Mondale’s youth and inexperience. I was watching and he got reelected that night.  Just for the record, Mr. Reagan turned 78 two weeks after completing two terms.  Mr. Biden will be 81 this year!

President Reagan had another huge advantage, i.e. a successful presidency based on a good economy and a sense that he commanded respect around the world. 

It didn’t hurt that the VP was a man named Bush rather than a woman named Harris.  

Over at the New York Times, Bret Stephens tried to explain why Americans are down on Biden. 

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