October 17, 2013
U.S. Democracy Is Nearing Its Limits
S. Fischer & M. Pitzke, Der Spiegel
The Associated Press
The United States has temporarily avoided federal default. As the Republicans lick their wounds, the Democrats are triumphant. But no one should be happy, because the debacle has exposed just how broken the American political system truly is.
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