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Tuesday, January 17, 2006
When Presidential election time comes around, one of the things that often times comes up about each candidate is their health and age. Age can play out in many different ways. When Ronald Reagan was running for President, his age was often brought up, but he always handled it with a laugh, and diffused the issue if some thought he was too old. Quotes like these are considered classics now:
Or this one...
Sometimes I wonder if it isn't important that our presidential candidates be pretty old before they run, if for no other reason than to prevent this from happening:
When the other guys loses, and they're old... they simply call it quits and retire. The only thing Bob Dole did after he lost to Bill Clinton was make Viagra ads. Maybe Al should take a page from that play book.
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