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Should the minimum legal drinking age be lowered from 21 to a younger age?
Barack Obama, 44th President of the United States, stated the following during a Mar. 17, 2008 MTV Roundtable at Whistles Pub in Scranton, PA, when asked by Army veteran Ernest Johnson if he would lower the drinking age, available at www.usatoday.com:
"I know it drives you nuts. But I'm not going to lower the drinking age." Mar. 17, 2008 Barack Obama