February 27, 2012
Re: Islamic supremacists win 80% of Egypt's parliament voteTopics: Middle East News and Perspectives, Political News and commentaries
Contrary to what the Muslim Brotherhood-appeasing-and-embracing Obama administration expected (and more or less promised), the "Arab Spring" has not flowered into a Western-style democracy and pluralism, but to the rise to power of the Muslim Brotherhood and other pro-Sharia Islamic supremacists (Hat tip - Robert Spencer):
Islamist parties won more than 80 percent of seats in Egypt's upper house of parliament, the country's election board announced Sunday.Related: What Obama and American Liberals Don't Understand About the Arab Spring
The Muslim Brotherhood's Freedom and Justice Party took 58 percent of the seats in contention, while the harder-line Salafist Al-Nour party came in second with a quarter of all seats. The nationalist Wafd party came in third with just 7 percent of the vote...
Image credit - Steve Greenberg.
Islamists also dominated voting for the lower house of parliament, with the Brotherhood taking 38 percent and Al-Nour 27 percent.
Posted by Hyscience at February 27, 2012 10:45 AM
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