An Egyptian Muslim cleric shouts slogans with hundreds of supporters of Muslim Brotherhood presidential hopeful Khairat el-Shater outside the Higher Presidential Elections Commission, in Cairo, Egypt, Thursday, April 5, 2012. The presidential election scheduled in May will mark the beginning of a handover of power by the ruling military to an elected civilian, following last year's popular uprising that overthrew Hosni Mubarak. Arabic slogans, background, read, "El-Shater for Egypt's renaissance." The partial translation on the banner in Arabic, right, reads, "western." (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)


In October 2010, on the eve of the Islamic revolution that the media fancies as “the Arab Spring,” the Supreme Guide of the Muslim Brotherhood called for jihad against the United States. …

This week, the Obama administration quietly released $1.5 billion in foreign aid to the new Egyptian government, now dominated by a Brotherhood-led coalition in parliament — soon to be joined by an Ikhwan (i.e., Brotherhood) luminary as president. …

Obama has overlooked the MB’s intimate ties to Hamas, which self-identifies as the Ikhwan’s Palestinian branch and is formally designated a terrorist organization under American law. Administration officials have absurdly portrayed the Brothers as “secular” and “moderate,” although the organization, from its founding in the 1920s, has never retreated an inch from its professed mission to establish Islam’s global hegemony.

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So President Obama supports…freedom, equality, human and civil rights. women’s rights etc. in Egypt! Apparently supporting the Brotherhood through generous foreign aid makes sense to him. And meanwhile at home….