Three men in a tub;
And who do you think they be?
The butcher, the baker,
Turn 'em out, knaves all three!
Source: Halliwell, The Nursery Rhymes of England (1846)
.... As former ambassador to Egypt Zvi Mazel [remember him?] wrote Tuesday in the Jerusalem Post, [Egyptian President Mohamed Morsy] ... "now holds dictatorial powers surpassing by far those of erstwhile president Hosni Mubarak."
In other words, Morsy's actions have transformed Egypt from a military dictatorship into an Islamist dictatorship.....
.... Morsy intends to remilitarize the Sinai and so render the Egyptian military a clear and present threat to Israel's security. Indeed, according to Haaretz, Egypt has already breached the peace accord and deployed forces and heavy weaponry to the Sinai without Israeli permission.
The rapidity of Morsy's moves has surprised most observers. But more surprising than his moves is the US response to his moves.
Obama administration officials have behaved as though nothing has happened....
Egypt's Islamist President Mohamed Morsy will visit Iran... on Aug. 30, Egyptian state news agency MENA reported, the first such visit by an Egyptian head of state to Tehran since the Islamic revolution.
And here in the States: