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Department of Obsolete Laws

By Matthew Yglesias  

"Department of Obsolete Laws"

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Apparently in Austria it’s illegal for a member of the royal family to run for the largely ceremonial office of president.

That’s via Robert Farley who (rightly) thinks the rule should be repealed. Of course in the annals of bad rules about eligibility to run for president, this has nothing on our rule against letting an immigrant run.

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