Skip to comments.Egypt's Mursi Leaves Palace as Police Battle Protesters
Posted on 12/04/2012 9:55:46 AM PST by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America
(Reuters) - Egyptian police battled thousands of protesters outside President Mohamed Mursi's palace in Cairo on Tuesday, prompting the Islamist leader to leave the building, two presidential sources said.
Police fired teargas at demonstrators angered by Mursi's drive to hold a referendum on a new constitution on December 15. Some broke through police lines around his palace and protested next to the perimeter wall.
Several thousand people had gathered nearby in what they dubbed "last warning" protests against Mursi, who infuriated opponents with a November 22 decree that expanded his powers. "The people want the downfall of the regime," the crowd chanted.
"The president left the palace," a presidential source, who declined to be named, told Reuters. A security source at the presidency also said the president had left the building.
Mursi ignited a storm of unrest in his bid to prevent a judiciary still packed with appointees of ousted predecessor Hosni Mubarak from derailing a troubled political transition.
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Over so soon? And I had a fresh batch of popcorn all set.
Sure, but we would need a DOJ or GOP leadership up to the job.
Do let us know when police have any reason to think about launching teargas into a gathering of any size outside the White House Palace.
I'm not holding my breath. (No pun intended.)
The Muslim mindset is stuck way back in the past. Back in those days, it was typical for princesses to be sent to foreign royal houses for marriage. The princess had no choice in the manner. That was one way that alliances were maintained.
manner should read matter
Same thing happened in Europe...
Seems to be working for the Egyptians.
Very true. I’m not sure he had the confidence to kill the generals, although I believe he did imprison a couple. But it’s very possible that there are people loyal to them.
Rofl. Unfortunately there will never be any protest against this REGIME. We all know that.
Oh Morsi Morsi me,
Things ain’t what they used to be.
I wish we had a tenth of the courage of these protestors.
“Behold, I am Set, creator of confusion, who creates both the tempest and the storm throughout the length and breadth of the heavens.”
- Egyptian Book of the Dead of the XVIII to XX Dynasties
Notice how Reuters tries to justify the dictator’s actions by blaming the composition of the court?
I have to give the Egyptians far more credit than I do Americans. At least they stood outside the palace and protested their dictator.
In America, we sit home on our butts, watch useless TV, and accept the destruction of our country by an illegal usurper and Marxist dictator.
“the President has left the palace”
Nothing new for us....he’s either campaigning or on vacation....
It will turn violent within the next 8 hours. Mark it.
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