Egyptians Increasingly Receptive to Military Rule
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  • Pete

    Egypt is in turmoil, right?

    And the root of the discontent is economic. Right?

    But if the opposition takes over, will things get better? No.

    Now imagine what Egypt would be like if the massive welfare payments it receives from the U.S. was to stop.

    So what does it say for a society that exists on the hairy edge only with welfare? Is such a society viable. I don’t want to sound Darwinian, but maybe ……

    • Corlyss

      “So what does it say for a society that exists on the hairy edge only with welfare? Is such a society viable.”
      A warning for many more than Egypt.

  • Jim__L

    If you give up (or are forced to give up on) peaceful means, the people who are best at violence will win.

  • Jeffrey Robert Cox

    WRM, I think you misunderstand the situation. The Muslim Brotherhood rule of Egypt is not failing because of saboteurs from the driver regime. It is failing because, whether the Muslim Brotherhood is ruling or not, the Muslim Brotherhood is still the Muslim Brotherhood.

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