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Public Representatives, Automatic Incumbency, and the Political Process

Should elected political figures be required to be re-vetted by a bi-partisan committee prior to qualifying for automatic incumbency? What are the potential draw-backs to this?

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Our government is filled with committees at varying levels, but none of them have necessarily resulted in better representation or governance. The UN Security Council is a committee of sorts, where each member has veto power. Despite the acceptance that this aspect of the UN Security Council is less than ideal, the UN Security Council is the only UN body authorized to vote on changes to the UN Security Council. When the NSA spying activities came to public light (again), the person named by our elected representatives to the investigative committee to investigate NSA wrongdoing was the former NSA Director. All across the globe, we are riddled with case after case of the fox watching the hen house. In an era ...

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The solution discusses if elected political figures be required to be re-vetted by a bi-partisan committee prior to qualifying for automatic incumbency.

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