Joe Biden turns 78; ‘will be oldest U.S. president’

Joe Biden turns 78; ‘will be oldest U.S. president’
Joe Biden (Image: YouTube screen grab)

[Ed. – If he is, that age looks to be more of a bug than a feature.]

President-elect Joe Biden turned 78 on Friday. In two months, he’ll take the reins of a politically fractured nation facing the worst public health crisis in a centuryhigh unemployment and a reckoning on racial injustice.

As he wrestles with those issues, Biden will be attempting to accomplish another feat: demonstrate to Americans that age is but a number and he’s up to the job.

Biden will be 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.

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