Actually, the requirements for running for presidency have been the same since the year George Washington accepted the presidency. It’s the quality of people who see themselves worthy of being President that keeps declining.
Here are the requirements for being a presidential candidate (taken from the Library of Congress website):
As directed by the Constitution, a presidential candidate must be a natural born citizen of the United States, a resident for 14 years, and 35 years of age or older. These requirements do not prohibit a woman from being president, yet this has yet to occur
Never lose hope.
Funny how one of the top U.S. technological achievements to date, the Stealth Destroyer (USS Zumwalt, led by captain James Kirk!), was launched barely a month after the launch of the “Obamacare website”, Healthcare.gov, which had one of the worst website launches ever (especially when considering the buzz that was made before its launch and what’s at stake). A month after its launch, the website still suffers from major glitches.
Today I learned the stories in the news develop faster than I draw.
President Barack Obama’s speech from a few days ago – “I will not put American boots on the ground in Syria”: