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Morsi v. Obama: The Professional vs. The Amateur
Townhall.com ^ | November 27, 2012 | Michael Youssef

Posted on 11/27/2012 7:30:46 AM PST by Kaslin

Someone once said that whenever the savages fight the civilized, the savages always win. The same can be said when professionals face off against amateurs: the professionals win hands down, leaving the amateurs with egg all over their faces.

The current situation in the Middle East offers a clear example. Hamas, a terror group that is always for sale to the highest bidder (whether it be Shiite Iran or Sunni Egypt), did Egypt’s bidding by rocketing Israel. The reaction from Israel was predictable and absolutely necessary: defend its citizens at any cost from the deluge of Gaza bombs.

Hence we have a crisis that was manufactured by one of Hamas’s master puppeteers: the Muslim Brotherhood rulers in Cairo. Are you following the professionals at work?

Then, predictably, the United States entered the fray with its current team of amateurs in the White House and the State Department. They needed to come across as a strong administration in order to prove worthy of the nearly 70 percent “vote of confidence” they had won from the American Jewish community during their election victory.

So the President worked the phones, dispatched his Secretary of State, and encouraged his amateur team to do everything possible to forge a cease-fire.

But by then, the professionals in Cairo had set their trap and it was working mighty fine. They promised the United States that they would do everything they could to help the President achieve success. That wasn’t very hard since they were the ones pulling the strings attached to the puppets in Gaza.

By the time Mrs. Clinton arrived in Cairo, the professionals had a gift waiting for her. The rain of bombs from Gaza had stopped. What a gift!

Within a few hours of the cease-fire announcement, the Secretary of State (in-waiting) Susan Rice rushed to the microphone at the U.N. and praised President Morsi of Egypt for his tireless effort to achieve a cessation of hostilities. And the villagers rejoiced!

Of course the good feelings lasted only 24 hours. When the professionals are at work and they have the amateurs entangled in their net, they move in for the kill. Exactly one day after Rice’s effusive praise for Egypt’s Islamist president, Morsi made his move: he decreed new dictatorial powers to himself.

The “reason” Morsi gave for the decrees? To avoid “attempts to undermine democratically elected bodies and preserve the impartiality of the judiciary." Right.

Now the amateurs have egg all over their faces.

The professionals, who waited 90 years to rule this beleaguered ancient country, have realized their dream. With the absence of parliament and now a decimated judiciary, Morsi can, and will, do anything he likes.

Now Morsi is free to: impose the Sharia with its oppressive rule over women and non-Islamists; declare that non-Muslims are dhimmis (protected by the state in exchange for taxes and restrictions); and open the border with Gaza so more Hamas terrorists can cross it and create mischief for Israel.

The tragic part is that the American taxpayer is footing the bill for all of that. They are funding this making of a new Hitler in the Middle East.

In the past, I have exhorted America to “wake up!” But I’m afraid it is too late for that.


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Editorial; Foreign Affairs
KEYWORDS: dictatormorsi; egyptmb; gazaceasefire

1 posted on 11/27/2012 7:30:52 AM PST by Kaslin
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To: Kaslin

Very shrewd assessment.
And the latest chapter in this farce
is the partial walk-back by Morsi where he makes
a show of meeting with the Egyptian “Judiciary”,
presumably to assure the Judges that he won’t impinge
of their assumed impartiality.


2 posted on 11/27/2012 7:43:33 AM PST by supremedoctrine
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To: Kaslin
Correction: "Someone once said that whenever the savages fight the civilized under Marquess of Queensbury rules of engagement, the savages always win."
3 posted on 11/27/2012 7:50:22 AM PST by Mr. Jeeves (CTRL-GALT-DELETE)
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To: Kaslin; All

Hmmmm ..?? it was reported that O made over 5 phone calls with Morsi in regard to brokering the deal with Hamas and Israel.

However, after Morsi seized power, I wondered if O was instructing Morsi that O would not oppose Morsi’s plan to seize power (and O has not opposed it).

My other question is .. is O using Morsi to float a trial balloon - to see what the people of Egypt will do .. based on what he thinks Americans might do in the same circumstances ..??

I just don’t trust O at all .. he’s much too willing to use people to serve his own purposes.

Just what is O planning (aside from what we already know) ..??


4 posted on 11/27/2012 8:08:19 AM PST by The Final Harvest ("America is the greatest nation on the face of the earth".)
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To: Kaslin

The “amateur” sure fooled America didn’t he, What does that say about the voters?


5 posted on 11/27/2012 8:21:50 AM PST by wesagain (The God (Elohim) of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob is the One True GOD.)
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To: Kaslin

Morsi just doing what Obama did,BO won’t say anything bad about Morsi.


6 posted on 11/27/2012 8:23:09 AM PST by Vaduz
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To: Kaslin

Calling them amateurs actually offers the possibility that they could one day become professionals. They will never become professionals. More accurate to call them clowns, because that is what they are. Whenever you see a member of this US executive administration, just picture them in clown makeup. Then everything that comes out of their mouths, will make perfect sense.


7 posted on 11/27/2012 9:48:31 AM PST by justa-hairyape
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To: CyberAnt

Thanks for your analysis. This was a manufactured “crisis” by Obama and Morsi. They are ganging up on Israel, and Obama is preparing to become a dictator.


8 posted on 11/27/2012 11:39:00 AM PST by charlie72
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To: charlie72

nobama and morsi are both anticivilization degenerates with zero integrity.


9 posted on 11/27/2012 6:46:41 PM PST by ogen hal (First amendment or reeducation camp?)
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To: charlie72

That’s what it looks like to me too.


10 posted on 11/27/2012 9:46:16 PM PST by The Final Harvest ("America is the greatest nation on the face of the earth".)
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