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Jerry Brown: ‘Good to have old politicians around’

Wednesday, March 7, 2012

imageFor a change, the soon-to-be 74-year-old governor found himself sharing the stage with an older politician last night in San Francisco, welcoming Israeli President Shimon Peres, 88, at Temple Emanu-El: “There’s a lot of these young ones, and they give us a lot of energy, but we need the wisdom of those who’ve gone through all the struggles.” Says Capitol Alert:

Brown said he and Peres spoke about brain research, and Brown suggested California and Israel could create a joint research program similar to the California-Israeli solar energy initiative Brown promoted when he was governor before, from 1975 to 1983.


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