One-term president less likely to become king?

“….We shall at some time or other have a king; but no precaution should be omitted that might postpone the event as long as possible — ineligibility a second time appears to be the best precaution. With this precaution I would go so far as a 10 or 12 year term.”

– North Carolina delegate Hugh Williamson, as quoted in “Constitutional Chaff: Rejected Suggestions of the Constitutional Convention of 1787,” compiled by Jane Butzner from the notes of James Madison, et al. (1941)

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