Living in a democracy means not always getting what you want

I oppose the military coup in Egypt, and here’s why: It doesn’t matter if Mohamed Morsi lied, it doesn’t matter if he did the opposite of what he promised to do, it doesn’t matter if he committed crimes, and it doesn’t matter how many voters wanted him gone.

None of that is a justification for the military overthrowing a democratically elected government. And this is a lesson that Americans really still haven’t learned — voters are ultimately responsible for everything that the President does. Electing a poor leader and then having to endure poor leadership for many years is the price that voters *should* have to pay for making poor choices.

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