Letters, Aug. 21, 1995

FACING THE AGE ISSUE

Age is a nonissue for Senator Bob Dole or any other healthy, older politician who would run for President [COVER STORY, July 31]. If a presidential candidate is in excellent health, as Dole appears to be, age should be no more relevant to voters than race or religion. Constantly raising unfounded concerns about a person's age amounts to age discrimination. This year, for a change, let's focus on the important policy issues and the candidate's record. MARK D. PLANNING Alexandria, Virginia

You ask, "Is Dole too old for the Job?'' Nonsense. He has the experience to give...

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