Aung San Suu Kyi, center, last week received the Congressional Gold Medal from House Speaker John Boehner, left, as former first lady Laura Bush, House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell watched.
Aung San Suu Kyi, center, last week received the Congressional Gold Medal from House Speaker John Boehner, left, as former first lady Laura Bush, House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell watched. AP
Aung San Suu Kyi, center, last week received the Congressional Gold Medal from House Speaker John Boehner, left, as former first lady Laura Bush, House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell watched. AP

Shining example of leadership; let's hope Suu Kyi's spirit is infectious

September 27, 2012 12:00 AM