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Posted by Fred 2012-12-08 00:00||
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File under: Arab Spring
#1 In his speech, Morsi sought to portray elements of the opposition as "thugs" allied to remnants of Mubarak's regime.
We refer to them as "Bible thumping, gun totters, teabaggers and racists" here. Same dictatorial slander however.
Posted by Besoeker 2012-12-08 05:59||
#2 Several army tanks were stationed in the square and nearby but made no movement against the protesters, some of whom clambered atop them to declare the army was "hand in hand" with them.
To quote the hero of Wonder Years.... "and there you have it"
Posted by Shipman 2012-12-08 06:21||
#3 When the tank turrets are rotated toward the first and second floor windows of the palace... it's generally a bad sign, a very bad sign.
Posted by Besoeker 2012-12-08 06:25||