The Brotherhood’s greatest triumph — its attaining power in Egypt — has turned into its greatest disaster, and a massive erosion of its popular support in Egypt. But it isn’t dead by any means, contrary to some overconfident reports in the Western media, and it will be heard from again. Meanwhile, its stealth project in the U.S. of “eliminating and destroying Western civilization from within” is proceeding swimmingly.
“Egypt’s bruised Brotherhood fails to show street power,” from Reuters, August 23:
CAIRO – Mass protests called by Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood mostly failed to materialize on Friday as the movement reeled from a bloody army crackdown on followers of ousted President Mohamed Morsi.
Troops and police had taken relatively low-key security measures before the “Friday of Martyrs” processions that were to have begun from 28 mosques in the capital after weekly prayers.
But midday prayers were cancelled at some mosques and there were few signs of major demonstrations unfolding in Cairo.
“We are not afraid; it’s victory or death,” said Mohamed Abdel Azim, a retired oil engineer who was among about 100 people marching slowly from a mosque near Cairo University.
“They intend to strike at Muslims,” the grey-bearded Azim said. “We’d rather die in dignity than live in oppression. We’ll keep coming out until there’s no one left.”…
That could be soon.