An Especially Bad Day in Egypt
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  • rheddles

    Wait for the famine.

  • Corlyss

    “If Egyptian Christians can’t expect life to improve anytime soon, neither can supporters of ousted President Morsi.”

    I hope they kill all of the Brotherhood. You can’t make peace with a group whose intent is the overthrow of the government. You have to eradicate it. People don’t like to hear that. Heck, even in the face of thousands of years of history, most people refuse to acknowledge the validity of such an opinion. By refusing to acknowledge it, they are refusing to see what their enemies have in mind for them. Turning the other cheek is not a survival strategy.

    • Andrew Allison

      Corlyss, aside from waiting (thus far in vain) for the grovel you owe me (LOL), I must take you to task once again. Much as I might agree with your sentiments, it’s simply not feasible to kill, or otherwise eradicate the Brotherhood. Unhappily, the Coptics are caught in the crossfire of a resurgent Sunni – Shiite war. The only hope for Egypt, and the Copts, is for the Generals to take, forceful, command.

      • Corlyss

        Probably true. But with a little determination, they could make a BIG dent in the membership. BTW I do not think the Copts are caught in a cross-fire. If you look at all the Islamist fires wherever Muslims dominate, non-Muslims are primary targets, along with whichever sect is the enemy.

        Sorry. I should be able to grovel today. Check back later. I’ve been busy with local elections here for the last 5 days.

  • Marcus Cato

    “Unknown assailants on a motorbike opened fire at a wedding ceremony at the Church of the Virgin Mary in a working class neighborhood near Cairo, killing four. One of the dead was the mother of the groom. Another was eight years old.”

    That little “unknown” is shamefully dishonest. We may not know their names, but we know who they are. And so does Mr. Mead.

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