… In Britain and other parliamentary systems, the legislature can end the term of a head of state early with a no-confidence vote, showing that he has lost the support of the country. But the United States rejected that approach in favor of greater stability and the predictability of a four-year presidential term.
It doesn’t matter that polls show more than 50 percent of Americans disapprove of the job Obama is doing. Unpopularity is not an impeachable offense. And impeachment was not designed as relief for voter remorse. CONT.
Jonathan Turley (GWU), Washington Post