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Jul 4, 2009 9:12 pm


"OLD DOG" MUBARAK HAS NO MANDATE BUT "YOUNG TURK" NOUR DOES



You cannot teach an old dog new tricks. Regardless of all his obvious advantages, Mubarak could not convince himself he can win a fair elections. The result, a ridiculous and corrupt exercise in which even the long suffering Egyptians so little reason to participate.

54% of the Egyptians turned out in May to approve of multi-candidate elections. 23% turned out to chose a candidate.

still, by coming in a surprising second, Nour has the mandate to act as the head of the opposition. His political talent will determine whether Mubarak Fils has just acquired a serious rival. In other words, the elections may not have been for naught after all.



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Ritzy - 9/11/2005

Thank you for taking interest in our country and alerting your readers to the scandals. The reports from the NGOs are starting to come in and we'll add to the list throughout the week.