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(The New York Times)   NY Times: Terribly hard for us to say, really, but this Morsi fellow might perhaps not be a force for moderation in the Middle East...let us ponder the meaning of his expressions like "bloodsuckers" and "vampires" a while longer   (nytimes.com) divider line 5
    More: Obvious, Jews, Nile Delta, Palestinian militants, Gaza Strip, emotional expression  
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2013-01-15 09:05:01 AM  
The Times was perfectly happy to have 'moderate' authoritarians like Mubarak in power and oppressing their own people for decades. Why should this matter to them now?
 
2013-01-15 09:09:43 AM  
Pretty sure the idea wasn't that Morsi is/isn't a moderate, but that he was democratically elected.
 
2013-01-15 09:32:25 AM  
also, yes, this is very ugly, but it was in 2010 when he had no apparent hope of becoming head of state. If he was wasn't very strongly pro-palestinian, Egyptians wouldn't take him seriously. I'm sad to admit this seems to apply to old school racism as well.
 
2013-01-15 10:26:38 AM  
..and we are done in two.

Democratically elected President of another country says something or other. Times reports it. Not sure where the problem is but I suspect somehow this has got to be Obama's fault.
 
2013-01-15 10:44:55 AM  
You should expect something bad.

-Mossad
 
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