Not all of the demands have been met, but the students must learn to compromise. Their David, pitted against the state’s Goliath, has achieved a startling victory. If they stay on in the hope of total victory, their generals will tire, their troops will falter and they might face the ignominious ending of being forcibly expelled.
They have achieved their aims. They should leave, and allow the legislators do what they are paid to do. Now is the time to return to school and from there press legislators to make good on their promises of setting up legislative oversight for cross-strait agreements. This would be the perfect conclusion to the Sunflower movement.