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In praise of gerontocracy, experience, wisdom — Don’t get distracted by stereotypes. Judge politicians by their record, not their age.

By Michael Hiltzik, The Los Angeles Times, May 12, 2023 The cry is heard that America has become a “gerontocracy.” That’s supposed to be bad, it’s argued, because our superannuated political leadership is out of touch with the electorate and blocking younger and (theoretically) more vigorous and intellectually vibrant leaders from taking their hour upon

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