December 6, 2011

Egypt's Islamist Majority Has Spoken

Barry Rubin, PJ Media

AP Photo

Basically, nationalism has collapsed completely. Liberalism is weak. Moderate Muslims are few. Radical Islamism is the only game in town. Remember that: no alternative exists to an extremist, repressive, anti-Western, anti-Jewish, anti-Christian ideology.

Thank you, President Obama and the New York Times!

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TAGGED: Muslim Brotherhood, Egypt, Salafists, Islamists

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