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Posted by Fred 2012-11-26 00:00||
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#1 'I won't be [just] another dictator'
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2012-11-26 00:30||
#2 Do it for The People, 'cause that's always worked out well.
Posted by SteveS 2012-11-26 00:33||
#3 And you can trust him, cuz...he's not like the others.
Posted by tu3031 2012-11-26 02:51||
#4 Morsi is a big fan of Frank Zappa's "We Are Not Groupies" routine.
Posted by Perfesser 2012-11-26 06:48||
#5 I won't be another dictator, I'll be the new Pharaoh, dammit!
Posted by Spot 2012-11-26 07:54||
#6 Castro, Diem, Mandela, Zuma, Mugabe, Kharzi, Musharraf, Morsi.... we know how to pick'em!
Posted by Besoeker 2012-11-26 09:02||
#7 Don't agree with the inclusion of Diem in that list.
Posted by bman 2012-11-26 10:54||
#8 See what a nice tie, a US university degree, and college professorship will get you?
Posted by Pappy 2012-11-26 10:55||
#9 #6 Castro, Diem, Mandela, Zuma, Mugabe, Kharzi, Musharraf, Morsi, Carter, Obama.... we know how to pick'em!
Posted by Besoeker
Corrected and updated.
Posted by Besoeker 2012-11-26 10:59||
#10 I suppose he's going to accumulate 80 million bucks first and then go straight to being an ex-dictator, hypochondria optional.
Posted by Solomon Protector of the Texans5923 2012-11-26 11:03||
#11 Said the spider to the fly.
Posted by Zhang Fei 2012-11-26 12:49||
#12 "I will be a dictator like no other!"
Posted by Secret Master 2012-11-26 12:58||
#13 I will not dictate, but I will reason with ThemĀ™. We will just streamline the process, like Hugo.
Posted by Alaska Paul 2012-11-26 16:07||
#14 Land clearing and excavations for the start of a new pyramid will commence in January, 2013.
Posted by Raider 2012-11-26 17:23||
#15 Leading opposition figures including Mohammed ElBaradei, the former head of the UN International Atomic Energy Agency, Amr Moussa, the former head of the Arab League, and Abdelmoneim Aboul Fotouh, a moderate Islamist who challenged Mr Morsi for the presidency, announced the formation of a "National Salvation Front" to fight the decision.
Well. The opposition wheels out a veritable Murderers Row. Mr. Potato Head, Jerry Lewis's Bumbling Arab Twin and...the Other Guy. Considering their enviable track records, I'd say Morsi has nothing to worry about...
Posted by tu3031 2012-11-26 18:03||
#16 "I won't be another dictator"
"I'll be WORSE!"
Posted by Barbara 2012-11-26 19:13||
#17 Calling all cars, calling all cars, we're ready to make a deal.