Thomas L. Friedman: How West can best stop Putin
Thomas L. Friedman, New York Times
Posted: Friday, October 4, 2013 12:00 am
This time is different. What is at stake in this government shutdown forced by a radical Tea Party minority is nothing less than the principle upon which our democracy is based: majority rule.
President Barack Obama must not give into this hostage taking — not just because Obamacare is at stake but because the future of how we govern ourselves is at stake.
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