posted on Sep, 3 2008 @ 06:18 AM
There's so much conjecture on this board, and in the media about John McCain's age, and whether he's fit to run for the Presidency of the United
States. There's constant insinuations that he's senile, that he has alzheimer's, that he's only a couple of heart beats away from dying, etc.
It's shameful to see a person ridiculed and marginalized simply because of their age.
Youth provides no immunity from death. If you live a high risk lifestyle such as abusing drugs or engaging in risky sexual behavior, you lifespan is
Is there a magic age when we are no longer considered useful, productive members of society? There are millions of Americans today that are in their
60's or 70's, that have no choice but to work just to buy food, medications, and put a roof over there heads. Many of these senior citizens are
your grandparents, parents, aunts, uncles, and relatives. Do you feel they no longer have anything worthwhile to contribute, or that their just a
heartbeat or two away from meeting their maker?
Joe Biden is John McCain's junior by a mere seven years. He's also had surgery for two previous brain aneurysms that are typically lethal. Why is
there no outcry about his age by the Democrats?
If I were McCain, I'd make a public charge of ageism by the Obama campaign. I'd appeal to AARP for their support. The elderly constitute one of the
largest voting populations in the country. I wonder how they would vote if this blatant discrimination by the Democratic party were brought to their