WND Pumps Up Fear of Obama Third Term

The Worldnutdaily shows its usual lack of balance with an article entitled Democrat Plan Lets Obama Run for 3rd Term. The “Democrat plan” is a bill proposed by a single Democrat without a single co-sponsor, a bill that he first proposed in 2003, when Bush was in office:

But now, U.S. Rep. Jose Serrano, D-N.Y., and a supporter of President Obama, has introduced House Joint Resolution 15 to repeal the 22nd Amendment and thus abolish presidential term limits.

Serrano has attempted this before, in 2003, 2009 and 2011 with little luck. H.J.R. 15 would require a two-thirds majority vote in favor in both the House and Senate and a majority of support from state legislatures.

With the debate over the fiscal cliff dominating most of the discussion on Capitol Hill of late, this legislation has managed to slip under the radar.

Because that is where it deserves to be. It’s a bill with no co-sponsors, as their own article admits, and one that has never gotten so much as a committee hearing in the ten years during which this lone wolf legislator has proposed it. And it has zero chance of passing. But this is how the Worldnutdaily gets the rubes fired up and keeps the money flowing in.

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