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Term limits ‘encourage legislative myopia’ and jeopardize fiscal health: study

Conservatives have pushed for term limits to rein in government largesse and a majority of Americans support the idea. But the cure could be worse than the disease. Research by Jeff Cummins, a political science professor at California State University in Fresno, found that term limits for legislators promoted government…

Obvious Limitations

Matt talks about term limits: It really does seem a bit odd that a mayor with a 67 percent approval rating should be forced from office because of a term limits law. I suppose I understand the theory that presidential-level term limits serve as a check on tyranny, but there…