No one is too old to be US president

As the Democratic primary campaign hots up, the conversation is taking an unfortunate turn when it comes to the discussion of candidates' ages.

Late-night show hosts such as Mr Jimmy Fallon "joke" that Mr Bernie Sanders, aged 77, is sponsored by fibre supplement Metamucil and was present for the signing of the American Constitution.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 27, 2019, with the headline 'No one is too old to be US president'. Print Edition | Subscribe