Are old folk redundant?

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  1. Drifterwood

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    Everything seems to be about Obama and Palin. What happened to Bidet and MaCane?
     
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    Bidet?

    Are you implying the man is an asswipe?



    I mean- he DID seem to think that in 1929 FDR was president and America had television...
     
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    Old ppl no... but them 2 :scratchchin: kinda :sleeping: Palin and Obama are the future... what kinda future don't ask me :boggled:
     
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    Yes, I shouldn't have made a cheap joke. The question does have a serious element in that Politicians do seem to be getting younger, and I wonder why?
     
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    Well, it isn't just that Obama and Palin are young. It's the racial and sexual politics as well... That's probably why you hear more about them than the white men McCain and Biden. More "historical interest" and stuff like that...

    Yet another reason I don't want McCain/Palin in office - if McCain dies in office, and Palin becomes president, she will be the first president who is younger than me! :eek: I've always said "You know you're getting old when the President of the United States is younger than you are". :biggrin1: Obama is only one year older than me, but hey, at least he isn't younger! :biggrin1: I'd like to hold off that "getting old" part for a bit.

    (and yes, I know that's not a SERIOUS reason not to vote for anyone. I was making a joke here! :biggrin1:)
     
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    I think it's a bit odd, given that we have an ageing population, that when once our leading politicians were in their fifties and sixties, they now seem to be in their forties and fifties.
     
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    Are old folk redundant?:confused:
    Are old folk redundant?:confused:
    Are old folk redundant?:confused:

    Hmmmn,

    maybe we are:frown1:,
    maybe we are:frown1:,
    maybe we are:frown1:.
     
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    This might help with you Bidet problem it's not a drinking fountain...
    How to Use a Bidet - wikiHow

    and of course nobody knows who MaCane is...Maybe this will help.
    http://www.johnmccane.co.uk/
     
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    Young at 44 and 47?

    Get on FaceWipe or Friendshook with that kind of profile and see how many dates you score...:biggrin1:


     
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    It's because you are getting older. Clinton was 46 when he was elected president. Dan Qualye was 41 when he was elected vice president.
     
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    :tongue: Something we all have in common Dorian.

    I looked it up. The average age of US presidents when taking office is 55. We are living longer yet they are getting younger. Ref Tony Blair et al. in the UK.

    Why?
     
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