Slate’s “80 Over 80” claims that:
For the second year in a row, Mormon President Thomas S. Monson stands atop the list. As the divine prophet, seer, and revelator for 5.5 million Americans and more than 12 million people around the world, he’s the most powerful 83-year-old we could find.
If the authors were looking for power in an old man, they obviously didn’t try very hard: http://web.archive.org/web/20080115214502/http://lovebryan.com/features/uncle…
(The original post was long ago pulled from http://www.lovebryan.com/features/uncledirty.php due to pressure from Uncle Dirty’s family, so think about the ethics of dredging up the web archive– of a man who is nothing if not an exhibitionist– before clicking on the link.)