Eric Trager @EricTrager18spotted this priceless Egyptian presidential campaign poster:


That’s an optimistic view of the election process, I’d say 😉

Sabahy is the only candidate facing military strongman Abdel Fattah al-Sisi. Sabahy is a Nasserist, making him a most unlikely candidate for Egyptian reformers to back. Same thing happened in 2012, when the reformers failed to coalesce around a single leader, and some ended up backing Sabahy. This teaches lessons on relating to Egypt and the Mideast–they’re in Broken Spring.


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