5. Hamilton writes on page one of Federalist 72: “Nothing appears more plausible at first sight, nor more ill-founded upon close inspection, than a scheme which in relation to the present point has had some respectable advocates, I mean that of continuing the chief magistrate in office for a certain time, and then excluding him from it, either for a limited period or forever after.” What do you think he means by this? What are the five arguments he makes regarding the need for presidential reelection?
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