Man oh man. What is it with right-wingers and hypocritical racist derp? It's truly amazing. Fresh off of Bret Stephens' salvo in the WSJ comes copy-cat racist David Brooks in the NY Times:
"It’s not that Egypt doesn’t have a recipe for a democratic transition. It seems to lack even the basic mental ingredients."
People, this is what used to be said about African-Americans in the US. About women in the US as well. They didn't have the "mental capacity" or "mental ingredients" to be allowed to participate in self-governance.
It's pure bigoted, racist, right-wing derp.
Rupert Murdoch and Carlos Slim better get their shops in order.
Not only is this derpy and racist, but, as I noted in the Stephens case, highly hypocritical.
We underwrote and supported 30 years of Mubarak destroying civil society and opposition politics. We underwrote and supported the Egyptian military for longer than that.
Any problems Egypt is having with self-governance are partly our fault. And that part is not tiny.