“However [political parties] may now and then answer popular ends, they are likely in the course of time and things, to become potent engines, by which cunning, ambitious, and unprincipled men will be enabled to subvert the power of the people and to usurp for themselves the reins of government, destroying afterwards the very engines which have lifted them to unjust dominion.”
—GEORGE WASHINGTON, Farewell Address, Sep. 17, 1796

So the next time a person, tells you,  that horrible phase about bath water.  “don’t throw baby out with bath water” “ clearly they do not understand the above quote.. or the men who founded this nation.  drain the tub with and put in term limits. no excuses.