That the vast majority of Egyptians likely were offended by the messageat least as much as the medium, is, of course, not to be mentioned - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Richard Pearce
    • 03.01.13 | 04:35 (IST)

    The meme that the constitution is vastly unpopular because of the role it gives Sharia depends on the same 'logic' the Republicans used to declare Obamacare unpopular, the sort of logic that ignores the evidence (for Sharia the results from Egypt of Gallup's 2005 World Poll, for Obamacare the numerous polls of Americans about their healthcare) and takes the position that the lack of enthusiasm for a compromise proposal that the leader of the majority put forth that was designed to address the concerns of the minority, but which the representatives of the minority decided to demonize anyway hoping for political gains, to be opposition to the thing their minority opposes.

    from the article: Egypt’s politics stripped naked
    First published 18:03 02.01.13 | Last updated 18:03 02.01.13
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