DURST: Term Limits

The Supreme Court has reinforced its opinion States cannot limit the length of time members of Congress can serve. Unfortunately for us, they were talking about terms of elective office and not time spent in prison. Now, of course, there is going to be wailing loud enough to wake Pete Townsend and crocodile tears in such an abundance to drown Shawn Bradley. Yeah. Right. These guys want term limits the same way banana slugs want to move to the Bonneville Salt Flats. Like small town businesses welcome the arrival of a Wal Mart. Like rickshaw drivers anticipate transporting the competitors at the World Championship Sumo Tournament. Trust me, no matter how much they scream about term limits they would much rather be photographed naked under a mule at a "Junkie Hookers for Satan" fundraiser. Its we voters who like the idea of term limits; mainly because we think anybody who gets too good at this stuff is going to wind up milking us dryer than an Arizona attic in August, the same way we would, if we had half the chance. So what we're really afraid of, is us, or them representing us, by acting too much like us. And the scary part is we're right; we are crooks, and we better get us thugs the hell out of there, and quick, before we steal us blind. Will Durst is confused.


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