Joe Biden and Diane Feinstein are being attacked in the media because they are old. Critics question their fitness to hold office. As both are in the last decades of their lives, no doubt they’ve slowed down. If they were attempting to run a triathlon, that might matter.
Todd Purdum in February’s Vanity Fair catalogues the decline of the human condition. He notes, for example, that technology has made privacy obsolete. Gone, too, is the power of nation states, superseded by the multi-national elite — corporations and multibillionaires who play