Via Michael Ramirez (Facebook)
Last week, Prime Minister Mohammed Morsi granted himself absolute power last week when he eliminated the ability of the judiciary to contest his power. This week, the legislature dominated by Morsi’s Muslim brotherhood and Islamist allies are rushing through a new constitution that critics fear will limit civil rights and the rights of minorities, and will pass it quickly to circumvent a judicial ruling on Sunday.
Once again, this administration is presented with an opportunity to stand up for freedom and individual rights and condemn this illegal power grab by Morsi and support the huge crowds of protestors in Tahrir Square. Unfortunately, as was the case with the Iranian Green revolution, this president has decided not to engage but rather to stand idly by and just vote “present.”
The end result will be instead of having a dictator who stood for a secular Egypt, one who was a friend to both Israel and the United States and the middle east pe
Meanwhile, President Obama plans a twenty day, $4 million vacation in Hawaii after taxpayers have already coughed up $1.4 BILLION for the Celebrity-in-Chief for staffing, housing, travel and entertaining for just last year alone, in an economy mired in high unemployment with 46 million Americans in poverty and a projected over-$20 trillion national debt by the end of his next term.