Partisan Recalls and Impeachments

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Recalls and impeachments are two very important democratic tools that offer us the ability to oust leaders who are not acting in our interests. (The earliest Roman dictators, for example, were allowed office only because of a limit on their term and their liability to recall. Same with the earliest corporations.) However,… it’s also possible for special interests to take advantage of the recall and/or impeachment process to cast doubt on or force out politicians that the people legitimately want in office.

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