Sunday, October 13, 2013

Cenk Uygur: Foreign Press Bewildered By U.S. Shutdown

Cenk Uygur of The Young Turks reports that the foreign press is bewildered by the U.S. government shutdown, especially over health care. Among the commentators he cites is one who states, "Many wonder why the U.S. is doing this to its economy or why health care is not an option for everyone." Uygur imagines the bafflement of foreigners: "That's why they shut the government down, because they don't want people to have health care?... They're so mad that people would get health care that they've stopped the whole government? The American government that's supposed to teach us about democracy?" Watch:

(h/t: Best of the Left Podcast)

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