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The Last Boomer?

rob1633 Wrote: May 09, 2012 8:40 AM
Woops, I meant to write War Baby parents.

Editor's note: A version of this column appeared originally in THE DAILY BEAST

If Mitt Romney succeeds in his quest for the presidency, the media will focus on his status as the first Mormon in the White House. But it’s even more significant that he’d represent the last of another controversial cohort: the final Baby Boomer to occupy the Oval Office, or even to top the ticket of a major political party.

After more than twenty years of dominating the national political scene, the narcissistic children of the ‘60s finally prepare to amble toward retirement, leaving the nation’s highest office...