The time is nigh for congressional term limits. Let's try some new people. People who don't have alliances. Who don't owe anything to anyone other than their constituents. People who have new ideas and new outlooks and don't harbor old prejudices.
As for the likelihood of any of this coming to pass? About the same as meaningful tort reform. And for roughly the same reason: self-interest. Thirty-seven percent of those serving in Congress are attorneys, six in 10 senators are lawyers.
Will they voluntarily uncouple their personal gravy trains? No way.
So voters should.
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