The new generalissimo can gloat that it was “the people’s will” ...
In this case, it looks like it WAS the peoples will. Those were some large crowds, and that is a gross understatement.
Well, I hope it was. Generalissimo's, by definition, don't like sharing ... anything. And since this was a MILITARY takeover, you can BET that the junta in charge will be FIRMLY (iron fist style) in command. I wonder if the new general would like his people to oust HIM one fine day. Just a thought.
Cairo has a quarter of the country's population. It is The City, The Capitol and The Center of Egyptian life. It also has SPRAWL, Los Angeles style...kind of a mess.
It reminded me of Mexico City sprawling out over the Valley of Mexico. URBAN SPRAWL.
From the Internet: As of 2011, there are approximately 20 Million people in Cairo. As of 2011, there are approximately 83 million people in Egypt.
My own comment: That would be 25% of the country's population in ONE city. YIKES!