Journalist to ‘ageist’ pundits: Stop calling Joe Biden ‘too old’

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By Alex Henderson With the 2022 midterms only three and one-half months away and President Joe Biden continuing to suffer from low approval ratings, many political pundits have been focusing on Biden’s age — and even some Democrats have argued that the 79-year-old president is “too old” to seek reelection in 2024. But journalist Andrew V. Lorenzen, in an article published by The Nation on July 18, argues that Biden’s age is irrelevant. Lorenzen isn’t saying that Biden or any other politician shouldn’t be aggressively scrutinized from a policy standpoint, only that focusing on Biden’s age is a …

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