Why the ‘ageist’ claim that Trump ‘has the stamina for the presidency’ and Biden doesn’t falls flat

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Monday, November 20 marks President Joe Biden’s 81st birthday. Supporters of Donald Trump often mock Biden for his age, conveniently overlooking the fact that Trump — who appears to be on track to win the 2024 GOP presidential nomination — is 77. Trump is a Baby Boomer, while Biden, born in 1942, is a member of the Silent Generation. In an article published on November 20, The Atlantic’s David A. Graham emphasizes that although the age difference between Biden and Trump isn’t great, Biden is more likely to be a target of ageism. “Donald Trump is an old man,” Graham observes. “He’s 77 years old…

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