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December 16, 2014

How About a Non-Boomer Candidate for 2016?

Look, the Boomers have run the country now since 1993, and, well, look at the place. It's a mess.

Their fiscal wreckage is being left to Generation X and my own to clean up- generations they continue to leave the bill for while gorging themselves like so many Creosotes. Why give them another four years? Why not take a wafer-thin mint to the whole lot, at least this one time?

I made this argument, not very seriously, on Twitter the other day, but it really got me thinking since.

Who would both parties be left with as possible contenders in 2016 if we eliminated every candidate born after January 1 1965 and before the debut of MTV?


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Yeah, there are a few favorites on the left, but there's a parade of terribles that come with 'em.

Really, which set of choices would you rather pick from?


Note: the exact starting point for Gen X isn't exactly agreed upon. I'm using The Harvard Center's defined period from 1965 to 1984.

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