Would You Want to Be President of the U.S.?

February 2006
Scholastic News -- Edition 4;2/13/2006, Vol. 68 Issue 16, p7
The article presents a debate between two children on whether they would want to be the president of the U.S. Nate Boehm from Maine said he wanted to become president. He said that a president can control what is going on in the world. He wanted to stop the war in Iraq. Veronica Huss from Ohio said she does not want to become a president because it is a very difficult job to run a whole country. The position requires a lot of political experience. INSETS: Yes;No.


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