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    • Sam
    • 24.07.11 | 01:58 (IDT)

    "In her speech, Daphni Leef, who initiated the protest, called upon the elected government to find solutions to increasing housing prices. "We're constantly being asked what we want and we say, 'Affordable housing for all.' They tell us, 'Suggest solutions,' and we say, 'Why? That is what we have elected representatives for.'" That's called passing responsibility. The elected officials are there to represent you, not to always create solutions for you. It's easy to complain when you don't have the restrictions of law governing your judgment, it's hard to create and offer real, applicable, and effective solutions to those problems.

    from the article: Tens of thousands march in Tel Aviv to protest housing shortage, high rent prices
    First published 21:20 23.07.11 | Last updated 23:14 23.07.11
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