Biden vs. Trump in 2024: Grumpy Old Men?

From a story on by Mike Allen headlined “American gerontocracy”:

The likeliest matchup for the 2024 election pits President Biden, who’ll be 81, against former President Trump, who’ll be 78.

Why it matters: Diversity and technology are making the workplace, home life and culture unrecognizable for many older leaders. That can leave geriatric leadership of government out of step with everyday life in America — and disconnected from the voters who give them power.

  • Washington is run by Biden, 79 … House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, 82 … Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, a comparatively youthful 71 … and Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell, age 80.