A Overheard Conversation

A: We need to lower the voting age to 16.

B: Are kids that age really mature enough?

A: Of course.

B: If that’s true, why did we raise the drinking age from 18 to 21?

A: Well, …

B: You have to be 21 to buy a handgun, and we’ve come out with a proposal to raise the age for rifles and shotguns from 18 t0 21.

A: Um, …

B: You have to be 18 to hold an unrestricted driver’s license in this state.

A: Ah, …

A: You have to be 18 to get married in this state.

A: They’re more likely to vote for our party.

B: You’ve convinced me.

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  1. They think people are “children” until age 26 (when they finally become responsible for their own insurance).

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