If America wants to convince other countries that democracies are the best forms of government, then we have a little work to do. With television and the Internet displaying our dirty linen around the world, I think we need to take a little "time out" to take care of some housekeeping chores.
ROSE NOLEN: America should focus on its own democracy first
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