People Divulge Who They Would Like To See Become President

Every president has faced scrutiny for how they have led the country–or failed entirely at succeeding.

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When Joe Biden was inaugurated on January 20, 2021, at the age of 78, he officially became the oldest President of the United States.

And even those who couldn't wait to get his predecessor out of office wondered if his age might be a problem.

While one currently must be at least 35 years old to run for president, there is currently no maximum age limit.

And though one certainly wants someone with both professional and life experience to be the leader of the free world, the truth is running a country is stressful, with physical and mental repercussions.

Indeed, Barack Obama and George W. Bush, two of the youngest elected Presidents, have often said, being President aged them, physically and mentally.

This begs the question, should there be a maximum age to run for President?

Redditor DrFetusRN was curious to hear what other members of the Reddit community thought about this, leading them to ask:

"Would limiting the age of the President to 65 be something you’d support? Why or why not?"
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Americans are dissatisfied with their democracy, according to numerous polls. Consider a YouGov poll from last year in which three in five adults–that's 59 percent–which is in line with a global trend that has shown that democracies are in decline.

Naturally, a lot of this dissatisfaction comes down to a belief that the leaders of the country do not have the interests of the average American at heart.

So who should run for President of the United States? It's a divisive topic, especially since 2016, when then-candidate Donald Trump emerged victorious and sparked fears that the country would see a rightward shift in policymaking that would endanger the rights of women and minority groups.

However, neither political party has done a good job of inspiring much of the American electorate to vote for them, as evidenced in some of the comments below.

People shared their thoughts with us after Redditor Left-End9148 asked the online community,

"Who would you like to see run for President of the United States in 2024?"
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People Speculate On Who Should Represent Earth If Aliens Make Contact With Us
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Lots of books and movies have imagined first contact with extraterrestrials.

Sometimes it ends well, other times not so much.

So choosing the right spokesperson for Earth is critical.

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People Break Down The Differences Between Biden's First Year In Office And Trump's
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At the start of Donald Trump's presidency, protests raged in response to a ban he ordered via executive order to seven Muslim-majority countries. At the start of Joe Biden's presidency, the nation was still reeling from the Capitol riot, which had happened just two weeks prior.

The country is currently in a remarkably divided time and political bonds have frayed further, charged with anger.

But the real question here is how did these two men do?

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