Draggingtree Posted January 10, 2015 Share Posted January 10, 2015 RedState: Who Is Qualified to Be President? We should expand the constitutional requirements to include experience.By: Myra Adams (Diary) | January 9th, 2015 at 05:00 PM Re-posted from National Review Online With crowded benches of Democratic and Republican candidates actively contemplating a run for the White House in 2016, should Americans consider expanding the current constitutionally mandated presidential eligibility requirements to include relevant levels of work experience? Since all professional occupations require some form of licensing before one is allowed to have clients or patients, shouldn’t the holder of the most powerful job in the world also meet some established criteria? Here are the only requirements to be president of the United States listed in Article Two, Section 1, of 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.” My thoughts on this crazy article ===== Requirements means that almost anyone who was born in the United States and is 35 or over can run for president and that the beauty of America Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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