CNN says Biden and Bloomberg show ‘the enduring power of aging white men’

A column penned for CNN noted the Democratic presidential primary field and the success of older, white, male candidates as expressing the “enduring power of aging, white men.”

Pointing to candidates Joe Biden, 77, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, 78, and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, 77, the article notes the contrast of the men with the general direction of the party. “It’s of a piece with a deeper stress in the Democratic race: The party is growing diversity-wise, but in important ways it’s still marked by septuagenarian white men,” wrote Brandon Tensley, a CNN Politics writer.

Tensley noted recent Hollywood productions Once Upon a Time
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