Brennan Asks Sanders About Haley’s Proposed Mental Exam, He Replies, ‘What Did You Mean?... I Don’t Understand... ‘

‘I think we should be fighting ageism’


BRENNAN: "Former Ambassador Nikki Haley is running for President, as you know, and she said there should be a mandatory mental competency test for politicians older than 75. You're 81. Do you take offense at that? Do you agree?"

SANDERS: "What does she mean? I don't understand what she... (Laughs) Yeah, no, I think that's absurd. You know, there's a level -- "


SANDERS: "Yeah. You know, we are fighting racism. We're fighting sexism. We're fighting homophobia. I think we should also be fighting ageism. Trust people, look at people, and say, 'This person is competent, this person is not competent.' There are a lot of 40-year-olds out there who ain't particularly competent.”

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