colliric wrote:No it doesn't.
It works as it was designed. Stop the City Slickers from lording it over the countryside(taxation without representation!) + Turf the Government every 8 years on schedule (unless the people REALLY DON'T WANT Dukakis).
The system ain't working mate. The US is in serious danger of fracturing into civil war.
Or are you disputing that as well?
Look, the indices on the HDI; Happiness, GDP per capita and so much else are so much higher in the most Nordic and vikingy northern European countries. And they tend to rate highest on the democracy indices and lowest on corruption ones.
Your country should really try to learn a thing or two about how they do things.
And part of the problem is your completely unreliable, billionaire owned press. They've really fed you some complete hokum.
That's what the forefathers wanted, Godstud should learn to live with it! 8 Years Tops!
It's designed to force a change of Government every 8 years(average once a decade)....... Your forefathers hated over-powered corrupt Governments.... Deal with it!
You're focusing singularly on the term limit issue when that's just one tiny portion of what's under debate here.
The system I proposed ensures that everyone gets equal representation. A minority of farmers should NOT dictate govt for the majority, nor should tyranny of the majority mean that the minority get drowned out.
Your system is tyranny of the minority.