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Continued: In Egypt: To call it a 'coup,' or not to call it a 'coup'?

  • Article by: JOHN RASH , Star Tribune
  • Last update: July 19, 2013 - 6:18 PM

This kind of vigorous debate should happen here, too — and not just among the press. The president, secretary of state and Congress should accurately assess what happened and name it accordingly. And in the process, elected officials should follow the news media’s model of transparency.

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John Rash is a Star Tribune editorial writer and columnist. The Rash Report can be heard at 7:50 a.m. weekdays on WCCO Radio, 830-AM. On Twitter: @rashreport.

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