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By Clinton Rossiter

How may still the U.S. be ruled during periods of main issue? certainly no longer as we're in occasions of tranquility, asserts this vintage learn. The struggle on terrorism is a for instance. The horrors of terror assaults at the usa have compelled americans to just accept legislative alterations that will be unthinkable at different instances. The "inescapable truth," Clinton Rossiter wrote in his vintage learn of recent democracies in quandary, is that "No kind of executive can live to tell the tale that excludes dictatorship while the lifetime of the country is at stake."

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