Daylin Leach

Nov 1, 2021

5 min read

Why Term Limits are an Awful Idea

We’ve all heard the cliche that there are “lies, damn lies, and statistics”. Well, in the context of political reform, there are blunders, meshugganah blunders and term limits (I’m quite sure this cliche will soon sweep the nation).

Term limits for elected officials are often sold as some sort of cure-all for all of the myriad flaws in our political system. If we just sweep out the old and bring in “fresh