Study: Presidents Die Sooner Than Opponents

A study analyzing data from 17 countries found that, although elected leaders live slightly longer than the average citizen, the losers in these elections tend to outlive the victors by approximately three years, a disparity likely caused by the stress of leadership. What do you think?

“Running for president is a win-win situation!”

Noreen Reid • Systems Analyst


“This makes sense. The winning candidate has to shake a lot more citizens’ hands.”

Russell Dillon • Prawn Fisherman

“There’s no way Jimmy Carter isn’t skewing these stats.”

Chris Wylp • Gluten Remover