We must purge DC of the professional politician and return to the idea of the citizen-politician; only then would we would break the power-and-corruption cycle.
Post-9/11, we no longer have the luxury of time or circumstance to abide that nonsense.
We certainly don't have the luxury of time or circumstance to survive another clinton. Indeed, we may yet not survive the first one.
We could if the left would punish their own.