Stephen Daisley Stephen Daisley

Bring in the Gen X politicians!

Robert Smith, the frontman of Gen X favourite The Cure (Credit: Getty Images)

American politics has become a tug-of-war between two generations. Boomers (and those older) dominate positions of power even as their capacity diminishes. Joe Biden, 80, has repeatedly displayed signs of frailty and confusion but, as far as we know, he’ll be running for re-election in 2024. 

Over on Capitol Hill, Senate minority leader Mitch McConnell, 81, continues to freeze during public remarks and Diane Feinstein, 90, faces calls to retire from within her own party.

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