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State Department: Morsi
‘A Far Cry from an Autocrat’

National Review Online, by Patrick Brennan

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Posted By:Dreadnought, 11/28/2012 7:50:58 AM

After the Egyptian president claimed unprecedented powers, prompting protests by various moderate and liberal factions across the country, the U.S. State Department has this to say: As we called for last week, when confronted with concerns about the decree that he issued, President Morsi entered into discussions with the judiciary, with other stakeholders in Egypt. As I said, I think we don’t yet know what the outcome of those are going to be, but that’s a far cry from an autocrat just saying my way or the highway.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Mr. Hanky, 11/28/2012 7:57:45 AM     (No. 9037150)

Lulz.

Hey dummies, that´s what issuing an edict giving yourself unlimited powers is all about.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Crosscut, 11/28/2012 8:02:48 AM     (No. 9037155)

Obama will be jealous. Obama will attempt some kind of power grab if Washington Democrats don´t come to their senses.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: HicksvilleKid59, 11/28/2012 8:08:41 AM     (No. 9037168)

Didn´t the New York Times say this about Hitler and Stalin.

Just following their lead.



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Reply 4 - Posted by: Mike PHX, 11/28/2012 8:31:08 AM     (No. 9037208)

This guy will be dead (assassinated) within a year.
That´s how "Arab Spring" eventually ends. Maqutab finally realizing he has ten toes.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: avital2, 11/28/2012 8:34:17 AM     (No. 9037214)

Morsi isn´t an autocrat --- and Assad is a "reformer..." State is always right on top of things, isn´t it............

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Grambo, 11/28/2012 8:44:22 AM     (No. 9037229)

There is a reason why State resides in Foggy Bottom.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: cThree, 11/28/2012 8:45:12 AM     (No. 9037230)

Surely they´ll send Ms Rice to make the rounds on Sunday to assure us of this.



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Reply 8 - Posted by: dman, 11/28/2012 9:07:31 AM     (No. 9037263)

#3: Don´t forget Fidel Castro.

Just how stupid are these State Department morons?

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Bloviate, 11/28/2012 9:11:49 AM     (No. 9037271)

"...autocrat just saying my way or the highway."
Isn´t this what Obummer is saying when he keeps telling us that he won!

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Reply 10 - Posted by: stablemoney, 11/28/2012 9:23:17 AM     (No. 9037294)

Morsi is copying Obama, his executive orders, ignoring Congress and the Constitution. They have so much in common, including the muslim brotherhood.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: steveW, 11/28/2012 9:41:42 AM     (No. 9037331)

That´s OK, Obama is a far cry from a president, and Dems are cool with that.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: GringoinQuito, 11/28/2012 9:48:47 AM     (No. 9037345)

Well, I guess compared to Obama......

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Reply 13 - Posted by: mickturn, 11/28/2012 10:12:42 AM     (No. 9037403)

Once again the useful idiots in the State Dept. are missing the point. He´s working up to being a total Dictator...Autocrat is just a nice way of saying he wants to be ´in charge´.

Get a life morons, we don´t believe your crap anymore!

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