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Monica Lewinsky calls for constitutional amendments

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Monica Lewinsky calls for constitutional amendments



Monica Lewinsky has written a piece advocating for several amendments to the U.S. Constitution.

One of her suggestions is to scrap the Electoral College system that is used for electing the president.

“The most fundamental underpinning of a democracy is the fact that those who govern are chosen through free and fair elections. Especially heads of state. The Electoral College ain’t it,” she claimed.

She also supports age and term limits for elected leaders.

“Not to be ageist, but there should also be a retirement age for elected officials as well as term limits, especially when you consider that long-term decisions can impact the citizens, the nation, and the world for years after you’ve served your time in office,” she wrote. She also pointed to polling that indicates strong public support for upper age limits for elected officials and Supreme Court justices.

Lewinski also believes there should be security clearance checks for individuals to be eligible to hold office. “In my view, you should not be able to have your name on any presidential or US congressional ballot if you can’t pass a rigorous security clearance,” she noted.

Lewinski declared that “presidents should not be able to pardon themselves” and suggested that…



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