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I could not care less.....

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Submitted by STUART KAUFMAN (United States), Dec 11, 2012 at 08:14

I have one small cavil with Daniel's thesis. From the vantage point of an American citizen, I could not care less about which government is best for Egyptians. It is clear that what is best for the United States is NOT a democracy in that part of the world. It is a strong, secular, western-oriented government that will keep the Islamists from slithering out from under their rocks.

Turkey is a prime example. With their last election they have morphed into an enemy of western values. Islamists have already proven that they favor democracy for the duration of one election . The one that gains them power. Afterwards, they are as tyrannical as any other despot. Screw 'em all!

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