Repeal the 22nd Amendment

I think its time for us to admit that the 22nd Amendment didn’t go far enough. It’s time to get rid of it and replace it with a restriction to one Presidential term. Maybe we should also lengthen that one term slightly (the Philippines restricts their presidency to one six year term), but there’s simply no need to have Presidents running for reelection. The executive branch needs to be put in further check, regardless of which party controls it.

Like most good ideas this isn’t novel, rather its very old. In an article for The Imaginative Conservative about Orestes Brownson’s “The…