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McCain Age Site "Younger Than McCain" Run By Dem Operative


The Huffington Post   First Posted: 04/26/08 06:12 AM ET Updated: 05/25/11 01:30 PM ET

Chris Cillizza reports for the Washington Post:

Despite a recent promise from Democratic National Committee Chairman Howard Dean not to make Sen. John McCain's age -- he turns 72 in August -- an issue in the presidential campaign, a senior Democratic operative has started a new website designed to draw attention to just that fact.

Called "Younger than McCain", the website is being run by Steve Rosenthal, a former political director at the AFL-CIO and executive director of America Coming Together, a massive soft money effort organized around the 2004 presidential race. Rosenthal is now a partner in The Organizing Group.

The current content amounts to a 90-second video listing the things younger than McCain -- a list that includes the Golden Gate Bridge, plutonium, Coke in a can and Velcro among many, many other things.

Watch the video below, or visit the Younger Than McCain site: