- - Monday, March 12, 2018

The Chinese dictatorship is getting ready to eliminate term limits for its leader. Without term limits President Xi Jinping can rule for as long as he likes — just like Mao Zedong and the emperors. I am a big supporter of term limits. I think all elected officials should be limited to either one or two non-consecutive terms. Our president can prove that he is against authoritarianism and Communism and a supporter of democracy by limiting himself to one term.

Any politician who thinks he or she should rule, lead or “represent” forever should have his or her political power limited. Term limits would make our system more democratic and give more power to the people. Kings, tyrants, despots and emperors have always been against term limits for themselves. Political power corrupts. All political power should be limited.

CHUCK MANN

Greensboro, N.C.

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