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The irony of the Arab Spring

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Submitted by sara (United States), Oct 3, 2012 at 16:46

You're so right, Arnold. It was clear to those of us who read beyond the euphoria of the MSM that there were Muslim Brotherhood highly coordinated and orchestrated activities within the various countries. Hoisted by our own petards, weren't we? Their agenda was always clear, to increase power as a movement and a political ideology. Now we have world leaders, including Obama, falling over themselves to embrace the legitimacy of these 'democratically elected' (and the will of the people prevails) regimes. Deja Vu from the elections in Gaza of Hamas.

The funniest and most ironic thing about the great fallacy of the Arab Spring is that it was the original impetus for the Occupy Wall Street people. They were having their own 'Spring' to free themselves from the shackles and horrors of capitalism. If they weren't so ignorant, they might feel shame.

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