witnesses -- have a vested interest in the 1914 date. "Millions now living will never die" was their great hope. This is the broken link to which I was referring.
MASH: and still is, because no matter who the GB declares to be "the generation", normal people live alongside them. WT would need today at least 2 million faithful, surviving members over a 104 year old, to be the true prophet (spokesmen, F7DS) that "Jesus" chose in 1919. The "anointed" ploy was perhaps to make the 1914 generation irrelevant to the current R&F., it is a continuing betrayal.