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One could argue that Hamilton's elected president for life is little more than a dictator.

Hamilton's President for Life still needs the Congress to enact laws, appoint the Supreme Court and pass the budget. Unless he chooses to rule by executive order. And even then he can be impeached.

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by Carrie (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Sat Jun 28th, 2008 at 04:10:13 PM EST
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All I meant is that if you had called the Presidency an elected dictator with term limits, you would still be wrong, but not as wrong as calling it an elected monarchy with term limits :-P

I am the most conservative Unitarian-Universalist you will ever meet.
by John in Michigan USA on Sat Jun 28th, 2008 at 07:11:03 PM EST
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