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letters | government in shutdown

Obamacare’s foes impose tyranny of minority

Re “Tea Party lawmakers seek to deflect the blame” (Page A8, Oct. 2): Representative John Fleming, a Tea Party Republican from Louisiana, justifies his zeal in shutting down the government over Obamacare by saying, “This is what my constituents send me here for.”

Let us deconstruct the inanity of Fleming’s statement.

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