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posted: 7/16/2013 5:00 AM

U.S. government not the model for all

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I am totally in agreement with Richard Cohen's July 10 column ("Maybe Egypt doesn't really need a democracy"). We are still working on our democracy, as he mentioned, after 237 years. Many civilizations have a bit more experience on making it work for them. So I say, They may want our prosperity and economic gains as it appears, but, "Why should everyone in the world want to be like us"?

Iris R. Seefeldt

Arlington Heights

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