The Next Generation of Politicians Will Be Crypto’s Biggest Advocates

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Technology favors the young. While tweens are swiping through life and conversing through Snapchat filters, grandma's still getting the hang of texting. With the average age of a U.S. Senator pegged at 61, it's no wonder that many officials either don't get bitcoin or are openly hostile to it. Their loss is the next generation's gain though, and there are signs that the coming wave of politicians won't just understand cryptocurrency – they'll be its biggest advocates.

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The Class of 2018 Will Be the Lawmakers of 2028

Learning comes naturally to the young. Picking up a foreign language from birth is easy; mastering one at age 40 is a chore. It's the same with technology. It would be inaccurate to say that older citizens don't understand cryptocurrency – many do. For every nonagenarian decrying bitcoin as a noxious poison, there's a Christopher Giancarlo taking to it wit
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