Feinstein in good shape – if she runs

Southern California Focus ■ By Thomas D. Elias / Columnist Few California senators of the last 50 years have been more active than the Dianne Feinstein of early 2017. That’s important mostly because of Feinstein’s age – despite her dark hair, she’ll be 84 next month and will be 85 next November, when she may seek a fifth full term and sixth term overall. For sure, vultures are waiting in the wings for Feinstein to falter, just as they do for every politician over 75. The bulk of the electorate is much younger and many voters can’t even imagine a truly vigorous octogenarian. The latest polls reflect this psychological reality. While

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