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Posted by Fred 2013-06-29 00:00||
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#1 Leads one to ask, what is behind the violence?
Let's count the ways.
1. Political deadlock. Parliamentary elections are not expected to begin before October, due to legal wrangling over a new election law. Reform thus remains on the back burner.
2. Investor flight leads to an ever sagging economy. Would you take the family to see the pyramids this summer? Thought not.
3. Sagging economy means no jobs which leads to cause 3 "dashed expectations of the youth."
4. Vigilantism is tied to Egyptians' loss of faith in the security forces.
Sure, me and my 14 other coppers will gladly go out there and face 10,000 armed protesters.
Egypt needs serious leadership and the Moslem Brüderbund can't or will not, provide it.
Posted by Gloluter Fillmore1 2013-06-29 16:01||
#2 It's SO much easier being a disruptive opposition. You don't have to govern or be responsible
Posted by Frank G 2013-06-29 16:50||
#3 Egypt needs serious leadership and the Moslem Brüderbund can't or will not, provide it.
If one wants someone to fail, one first lets that someone succeed.
Posted by Pappy 2013-06-29 18:27||