Comments on: Does anyone actually believe in a ‘second-term curse’? Tue, 10 Feb 2015 19:54:39 +0000 hourly 1 By: EdRies Sat, 26 Jan 2013 17:13:44 +0000 No curse, but every president reelected to a second term has disappointed for a very human reason. Their agendas and activities for the first term exhaust their capacity for creative thought and responsible action. Second terms, unless external events intrude, invariably are mediocre. The country would be better served by a single term limit of six years.