Is Youth an Asset or a Liability to Politicians?

Theodore Roosevelt was 42 the day he took the oath of office to become President of the United States. John F. Kennedy was 43. Bill Clinton and Ulysses S. Grant were both 46. On Saturday, Senator Barack Obama, D-Ill., celebrates his 46th birthday meaning the political wunderkind will be only 47 come election day. And, if elected on that Tuesday in November 2008, Obama would become the 5th youngest president in American history. Youth: Asset or a Liability? The Illinois senator's youthful good...Full Story
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