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Egypt's 'Moderate' Despot

Rick 2811 Wrote: Nov 28, 2012 10:07 AM
don't forget Benghazi...or as liberals point out....Benny is no big deal, just a lot or racist gender-bias remarks about sheep herding !!
What do you call a leader of a theocratic and cultish movement with a deep and clear disdain for democracy who suddenly assumes dictatorial powers?

A "moderate," of course.

Ever since the Muslim Brotherhood broke its promise to stay out of Egypt's presidential election in the aftermath of the revolution, many Western observers have been in denial about what has been going on. In less than half a year, Mohamed Morsi has deftly built the foundation for despotism.

Much as the Nazis brilliantly cast themselves as reformers sweeping away the corruption of the Weimar Republic,...