The presidency and aging
August 4th, 2011
09:54 AM ET

Is 50 the new 40? Apparently not for commanders in chief

As President Obama celebrates his milestone 50th birthday today, CNN.com put together a photo gallery of how Mr. Obama along with several of his predecessors showed the physical signs of age after several years in the high pressure job.  Take a look!


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  1. JaneMiami (twitter)

    50 is the new 40 and 75 is the new 65. However, this President is not responsible for either of those things. And that's just the way it is.

    August 4, 2011 at 11:37 pm |
  2. Fifty Is The New Forty

    Well, 50 is the new 40 in some ways, but at this level of stress? Good luck. Happy Birthday, Mr. President!

    August 9, 2011 at 8:04 pm |