SC Democrat seeks age limit for 'geriatric' politicians

6/23/2022 1:14:00 AM

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Democratic gubernatorial nominee Joe Cunningham is proposing an age limit for South Carolina politicians — a cap that would cut off the 75-year-old incumbent Gov.

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Democratic gubernatorial nominee Joe Cunningham is proposing a 72-year-old age limit for South Carolina politicians — a cap that would cut off incumbent Gov. Henry McMaster. The limit would take a constitutional amendment and voter approval to implement.

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Democratic gubernatorial nominee Joe Cunningham is proposing an age limit for South Carolina politicians — a cap that would cut off the 75-year-old incumbent Gov.

Cunningham, who recently turned 40, has frequently jabbed at McMaster’s age, arguing that the Republican — who has served in a variety of public roles including lieutenant governor, U.S. attorney and South Carolina attorney general, for the majority of the past four decades — has “been in politics longer than I’ve been alive.”

But Cunningham’s campaign wouldn’t answer questions Wednesday about whether the Democrat would argue that Biden — who has supported Cunningham since his 2018 run for Congress — is too old to serve.When he took office last year at age 78, Biden was sworn in as

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Yes. Yes. 1000 times yes. Well that is ageist. Now do President. Suggested age limit for President: 64 for first time runners and 68 for 2. time runners. Let's get rid of all those geriatrics who are just ruining the Nation. YES Need to be across the board along with 12yr TermLimits There should be a cap for President also! No one over 70yo should be able to run.

I would rather see term limits than age limits Seems more like an attempt to gain attention than a serious idea. Pretty now but you wait. All that alcohol and whatever else is his drug of choice, he’ll sing a different song at 60, too bad I’ll be dead, would love long enough to see this 🤣😂 this should be for all states and the age limit should be 65

Too bad there is a lot of knowledge in senior politicians and the again couldn’t tell, what’s next assisted suicidal culling of the herd, young brains are just that, let’s see what he says when he’s 60, 70, 80 if he’s still In politics or a victim of his own politics

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hell yeah The ghost of Strom Thurman would like a word. They kept that sorry bastard in office til he was a 112. Now do term limits, without the age discrimination. Great idea I think term limits would be far more useful. I won't trust a 40 year old politician any more than I'd trust an 80 year old one (i.e. age is irrelevant to me).

It would never get through the courts. Age discrimination, even if voted in, is not legal. Take that idea national. Term limits for everyone too.

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S. attorney and South Carolina attorney general, for the majority of the past four decades — has “been in politics longer than I’ve been alive. Biden's goal? To lower the price of gas for Americans.” But Cunningham’s campaign wouldn’t answer questions Wednesday about whether the Democrat would argue that Biden — who has supported Cunningham since his 2018 run for Congress — is too old to serve. If you allowed and gave certainty to the oil companies that you were not going to pull their permits, that you were going to allow them to execute on their leases and do so right away, they would invest in the infrastructure and ramp up production here in the United States, in places like North Dakota, in places like Texas, in places like Alaska. When he took office last year at age 78, Biden was sworn in as the oldest president in the nation’s history, displacing Ronald Reagan, who left the White House in 1989 when he was 77 years and 349 days old. "Yes, it would lower the price by 18 cents," Hiatt said. According to an AP-NORC survey conducted in January, more than three-quarters of Democrats said they felt confident that Biden “has the mental capability to serve effectively as president” or “is healthy enough to serve effectively as president. MiamiPIXX / BACKGRID Swift, 32, wore a black bikini and pulled her blond hair back into a low bun, while her actor beau, 31, rocked a pair of blue swimming trunks.

” However, 8 in 10 Republicans do not have much or any confidence in either his physical health or mental capacity. Because the government is still running a deficit so this is going to actually help create a little more inflation depending on how long they plan to run this because it's essentially more deficit spending. And the result of that war is us paying $6 a gallon for gasoline. Republicans including U.S.40, according to AAA, because of the state's own gas tax. Sen. … folks of every economic level are being impacted by what's happening, the incredible increase of prices all across the board in everything. Rick Scott of Florida, have called on Biden to resign, calling him “incoherent, incapacitated and confused. "L. “So everything was code words, and writing things in codes that only certain people knew.

” Former South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley — who served the Trump administration as U. is already super expensive. And everything else that you want to try to buy in this country is significantly more.N. ambassador — proposed “some sort of cognitive test” for aging politicians, following a series of gaffes by Biden."Even just going to Costco is a 20-minute drive. McMaster campaign manager Mark Knoop told the AP that South Carolina had benefited from “the leadership, hard work and ingenuity of people of all ages and backgrounds” and called Cunningham’s notion “an insult to every senior in this state. His radical spending caused this inflation and that inflation is now forcing the Fed to raise interest rates. Magazine earlier this year.

” ADVERTISEMENT In the video, Cunningham also floats ending South Carolina’s income tax — a practice already undertaken in a handful of other states — “to keep more money in your pocket. That's around and that's amazing.” Cunningham, who served one term in the U.S. I've been using it a lot more than I have before. Get all the stories you need-to-know from the most powerful name in news delivered first thing every morning to your inbox Arrives. House before losing his 2020 reelection bid to won a five-way primary June 14 to secure South Carolina’s gubernatorial nomination. McMaster defeated his primary opponent ___ .". The couple have been together since they met in 2016.