Limit presidents to one term

Limit presidents to one term

Regarding the article ''Bosnia Threatens to Spill Into Presidential Politics,'' and the editorial ''A New Tack on Bosnia,'' July 19: In the latter, the writer observes the obvious - that both Prime Minister John Major and President Clinton are circumscribed in their approach to the Bosnian problem by their approaching election campaigns. One could cite dozens of similar examples of presidential good being sacrificed before the altar of reelection in both Democratic and Republican administrations.

When will we wake up to the obvious solution - a constitutional amendment limiting the United States president to a single term in office?

Even Mr. Clinton might show some statesmanship and fortitude if he had no motive to focus so intensely on public opinion polls and reelection.

Allen F. Chew Colorado Springs, Colo.

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