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Dear Egyptian People

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Dec. 26th, 2012 | 08:12 am

33% turnout? Really? You slept and fought and died in the streets for the right to choose your own destiny. Now you petulantly sit on your hands and let it be hijacked by a whole new set of despots? Really? The new Constitution got 66% of the vote. That's 22% of eligible voters. What do you think you accomplished by letting less than a quarter of you dictate what your rights will be? The opportunity to sleep and protest and riot and die all over again? You could learn something from the slogan I have stuck on the bumper of my car. EARN YOUR RIGHT TO BITCH. VOTE!

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Glenn

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from: gev
date: Dec. 26th, 2012 04:23 pm (UTC)
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Isn't that more than the first election? Many people still find it hard to believe the election's not a death trap.

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from: i
date: Dec. 26th, 2012 07:29 pm (UTC)
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Tahrir Square isn't a death trap? This was an organized boycott by the opposition, akin to the narcissists here in the States who don't vote to "send a message", which sends awful politicians laughing into power.

Edited at 2012-12-26 07:30 pm (UTC)

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