Skip to comments.Egypt’s ‘Moderate’ Despot
Posted on 11/29/2012 6:55:14 AM PST by RoosterRedux
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.
Apparently, moderation in the Middle East has been defined down to not wanting to wage war on Israel right now.
On Monday, in response to protests, Morsi met with members of the judiciary. Some reports say he walked back his declaration of supremacy, but that is far from clear. He reaffirmed that the courts cannot veto the constitution being written by Morsis Islamist pets. Is there any doubt that the constitution will ratify Morsis dictatorship?
Morsi went to prison to defend the Muslim Brotherhoods Islamist ideology. He rose through its ranks not because he was a moderate, but because he was committed to the cause and knew how to play the game. The stakes of the game have changed, but anyone who thinks hes not still committed to the cause is getting played.
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“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?”
Answer: President Obama
Not so much concerned with Egypt's problems as I am with
Amerika's [Not So] Moderate Despot
“Meet the new boss, same as the old boss” The Who pegged it..
the problem is they then go on to sing “we won’t get fooled again”.... and that is certainly not the case. That’s we on our side all thought, in terms of our election...
Well, at least that is one thing that Obama won't have to do when he makes his move. Most of the press is already on board with his agenda.
I'm not a real dictator (yet), but Valerie is going to let me play one on TV,