August 20, 2013
There Are No More Good Guys in Egypt
Peter Schwartzstein, The Atlantic
Last time, we, the West, rooted passionately for the beleaguered masses battling the brutal police state, cheering their demands for "bread, freedom, and social justice," and interpreting their triumph as evidence of democracy's irresistible allure.
This time, however, we have no one to root for.