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b_b  ·  138 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Joe Biden, Architect of Mass Incarceration

That's like pre-boomer, right? Not sure there's any who could make it through a whole term! Although I have a soft spot for my former senator, Carl Levin. Would have been a fantastic president.





user-inactivated  ·  138 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Pew's cut off for silent generation is 1945.

Biden was born in 1942.

He and Sanders are /old/.

b_b  ·  138 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Oh I see. You were correcting me! I guess I just assumed! Too old either way. Clinton would have been the oldest person to run for president in 2016, except Trump beat her. Now he's the young one in the race

user-inactivated  ·  138 days ago  ·  link  ·  

The only reason I know this meaningless bit of trivia is that I recently read an article about how he would be the first/only silent generation president.