Obama: Pharoah Maker
The son of a bitch might not be able to figure out how to be a real American President or be able to summon any decency in his soul, but he sure as Hell knows how to help a barbarian ascend the throne of Egypt.
King Shamus [unlike Morsi, he’s an Enlightened Monarch] has the details over at the Conservative Commune.
Good Thing We Got Mean Old Egyptian Dictator Hosni Mubarak To Relinquish Power
Because newly-minted Egyptian dictator Muhammad Morsi is totally not becoming the new dictator of Egypt.
With a constitutional assembly on the brink of collapse and protesters battling the police in the streets over the slow pace of change, President Mohamed Morsi issued a decree on Thursday granting himself broad powers above any court as the guardian of Egypt’s revolution, and used his new authority to order the retrial of Hosni Mubarak.
Mr. Morsi, an Islamist and Egypt’s first elected president, portrayed his decree as an attempt to fulfill popular demands for justice and protect the transition to a constitutional democracy. But the unexpected breadth of the powers he seized raised immediate fears that he might become a new strongman.
B-b-b-but…youth and revolution and Facebook and stuff.
This #ArabSpringFail has been brought to you by President Barack Obama, who insisted that the relatively reliable American ally Hosni Mubarak get the hell out of Dodge….
QUESTION: How long will the pyramids last?