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Opinion | How to Prevent an American Royal Family

Feb 19, 2021 - Politico

70 years ago this week, Congress term-limited the presidency. Now it's time to take the next step.

If you don't think much about the 22nd Amendment to the Constitution-the one that limits presidents to two terms-you're not alone. It doesn't come up in any blockbuster Supreme Court cases, or even obscure ones. It lacks the moral weight of the amendments that expanded voting rights. Every schoolchild knows a president can be elected only twice. It feels so much like part of our foundational ...