Age and citizenship is not enough. We need new requirements for president.

A good idea.

On The Fence Voters

Article 2, Section One, The United States Constitution: No person except a natural-born Citizen, or a Citizen of the United States, at the time of the Adoption of this Constitution, shall be eligible to the Office of President; neither shall any person be eligible to that Office who shall not have attained to the Age of thirty-five years, and been fourteen Years a Resident within the United States. 

So there you have it. In order to qualify to become the president of the United States of America, this little paragraph of our beloved Constitution spells it out. Is it me or doesn’t it seem a bid odd that the requirements to become the most powerful person in the free world are a bit on the weak side? I mean, I’ve seen job postings for dog-walker that are harder to qualify for.

I have to admit, since the election of Donald…

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3 thoughts on “Age and citizenship is not enough. We need new requirements for president.

  1. Thanks, Cindy. If anyone had told us years ago we’d have a president like this we would have said, “Never.” Now here we are. What a mess. Let’s hope this doesn’t last much longer. 😦 — Suzanne

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