Friday, January 18, 2013

Keep The Bums In?

One man's bum is another's advocate:
A new Gallup poll finds that 75 percent of Americans support imposing term limits on lawmakers in D.C.

Twenty-one percent would vote against a law limiting the number of terms representatives and senators can serve.

It’s maybe no surprise at a time when Congress is less popular than, oh, say, colonoscopies. But Gallup writes that its findings recall similar polls from 1994 and 1996, when between two-thirds and three-quarters of respondents said they favored a constitutional amendment setting term limits.

Past opinion polls have also found that Americans generally have a good opinion of their representative—and a bad one of other lawmakers.
People tend to go with the devil they know...

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