Back in December, Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett endorsed Hillary Clinton for president. He has since campaigned for her, but that isn't to say he takes any pleasure in the rhetoric that comes along with the current presidential campaign cycle.
In the Berkshire Hathaway (BRK-A) end-of-year shareholder letter in February, Buffett made a point about the election cycle that he has made before, and that he will almost certainly make again, in some form, at the shareholder meeting on April 30 in Omaha.
"It’s an election year, and candidates can’t stop speaking about our country’s problems," he wrote. "As a result of this negative drumbeat, many Americans now believe that their children will not live as well as they themselves do. That view is dead wrong: The babies being born in America today are the luckiest crop in history."
Why is it such a good time to be a baby in America?
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