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Age-Defying Tips From President Munificent Sun-God

In Politico this morning, a White House aide does her best to reassure the boss that he’s aging gracefully:

President Barack Obama’s plan to celebrate his 50th birthday with a major Chicago fundraising trip has been hanging fire pending resolution of the debt and deficit crisis. Now, deal in hand, the party is back on.

“He is still going; his 50th birthday is later this week, [and] we know he doesn’t look a day over 35,” White House deputy communications director Jen Psaki told POLITICO.

“Not a day over 35!” By the way, here’s an AP photo of Obama at yesterday’s Rose Garden statement:

Okay, he looks great for 50. But apparently the administration’s age estimates are about as reliable as their stimulus job creation estimates.

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