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Old 09-01-2019, 06:26 AM
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Elizabeth Warren isn't that much younger than Biden ...
This was answered in the post immediately prior to yours, but let's look at numbers.

Warren is 6.59 years younger than Biden. That's most of a decade.

A 70 year old woman has the same probability of dying as a 64 year old man. A 77 year old man has the same probability of dying as an 80-year old woman. Thus, assuming illness rates correlate with death rates, Biden is effectively at least ten (gender-adjusted) years older than Warren. Yes, that's Ten with a T.

Of course, those are average numbers, and I'm the first to scream objections when overall averages are applied to specifics. All three of the front-runners seem healthy and strong for their respective ages (and all three seem healthier than Trump). Among the group, it is Warren whose stamina seems most impressive. How many "selfies" have already been taken with Warren since she began campaigning? 40,000+ by one estimate!

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Originally Posted by asahi View Post
Elizabeth Warren isn't that much younger than Biden ...
No. Ten years. With a T.