getting good-paying Capitol jobs is our reward for term limits.
We elect someone we trust or whose policies we share. That person serves a couple of terms in office. At that point, when experience has shaped our representative to become really useful to constituents, we toss them out and substitute an absolute greenhorn.
If you were that highly experienced “ex-state leader” and newly unemployed, what would you do? Would you sit in a corner and suck your thumb?