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Letter: We should abolish legislative ‘tenure’

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Jaime Harrison’s Sept. 7 column about the passing of S.C. Sen. John Drummond misses one vital point that I will declare here.
First, my condolences to his family, and this is not a derogatory letter about the man, for I knew him not. But it is about the actions of our state and federal lawmakers who believe in making a lifetime out of public office.
Our high offices were made for people to run and hold for a couple terms, not tenure. Look at the position of our country and honestly tell me that holding office for many decades, if not life, has done us any good.


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