Roger E. Meiners is an Adjunct Scholar with the Mackinac Center for Public Policy. He is co-author of The Mackinac Center's new book on term limits, Gridlock in Government: How to Break the Stagnation of America.

By Roger E. Meiners

A Defense of Term Limits

Term limitation is no panacea, but it is a needed structural reform that will break the stranglehold of special interests on the electoral process. If politicians know that they must return to the private sector, they will think more carefully about the long-term effects of the programs that they impose upon the country. … more