Monday, 21 March 2011
Yesterday 77% of Egyptians voted to approve a new constitution. The mainstream media made this sound like happy-clappy progress down the road to democracy. What they didn't tell you is that the Egyptians were voting for Sharia. The new constitution preserves article 2 of the old constitution, which stipulates that Sharia forms the basis of Egyptian law. The Christians in Egypt, Mohammed Al Baradei and the more enlightened of the anti-Mubarak protesters all opposed this new constitution because they felt it did not go far enough. The Muslim Brotherhood supported it strongly. The Muslim Brotherhood prevailed.




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