Exploring Leadership in the News with Steven Pearlstein and Raju Narisetti
An age limit on leadership?
When he died this week, Robert Byrd, who was a frail 92, had represented West Virginia in the Senate for more than 50 years. Is it generally a good idea for top leaders in any sector to serve that long, or that late in life? Given the common instinct to hang on, should limits be imposed?
Posted by Steve Pearlstein and Raju Narisetti on June 28, 2010 12:37 PM
wildfyre99: "12 years and OUT!"
Raise the term limits for POTUS to 3 terms (12 years), limit Senators to 2 terms (12 years) and limit Representatives t...
amckenz: The bottom line is, as with any job, if your health is in decline, as it was with Senator Byrd, and your are not able to actively perform yo...
jimr7: I concur with term limits. Professional politicians were never intended by the Founding Fathers. Senority rules favor the longest serving po...