How age diversity in a presidential Cabinet could affect policies and programs

President Biden, 78, is America’s oldest president. His nominee for secretary of transportation, Pete Buttigieg, is half his age. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images President Joe Biden’s Cabinet and top appointees will likely be the most diverse in U.S. history. He says they were purposely chosen to “look like America.” As a scholar of how age is viewed in society, I study age as a major demographic grouping. With regard to President Biden’s Cabinet choices, my question is how diverse these appointments are in terms of age, and whether this matters. Uniting boomers and zoomersAt 78, Joe Biden is the…

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