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CBS News poll: Of 2,085 adults polled, majority favor maximum age limits for elected officials

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    Grendel
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    Age doesn't guarantee wisdom, and time doesn't guarantee experience. Sometimes instead of 10 years of experience someone has 1 year of experience 10 times.

    Age doesn't guarantee wisdom, and time doesn't guarantee experience.

    Sometimes instead of 10 years of experience someone has 1 year of experience 10 times.

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    1. NoblePath
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      You’re right, but youth guarantees limited experience.

      You’re right, but youth guarantees limited experience.

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    2. vord
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      Even purely in practicle terms, electing people that are above average life expectancy means higher chances of logistical nightmares. I'd say its reasonable to tether max politician age to...

      Even purely in practicle terms, electing people that are above average life expectancy means higher chances of logistical nightmares.

      I'd say its reasonable to tether max politician age to retirement, somewhere between 55 and 65.

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  2. vord
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    The most surprising take was the broad support for having more young voices in politics. Ranked choice voting can help substantially. By eliminating the "wasted vote," it weakens the ability for...

    The most surprising take was the broad support for having more young voices in politics.

    Ranked choice voting can help substantially. By eliminating the "wasted vote," it weakens the ability for the 2-party system to go unchallenged.

    6 votes