Amr Moussa, a front-runner for Egypt's presidency, said on Sunday the strong Islamist showing in the first parliamentary election since army generals replaced Hosni Mubarak in February had to be swallowed as democracy in action.Who came up with that swallowing image: Moussa or Reuters?
Sunday, December 04, 2011
"Islamist success is democracy at work: Egypt's Moussa" (Reuters)
As you probably already know, Islamists got a majority of the votes in the Egyptian election since the Salafis participated in the election and also got a significant number of votes. It looks so bad that Reuters seems oddly conflicted in its attempt to give it a positive spin. We're just going to sample the first sentence: