On July 7, four days after the ouster of former Egyptian President Mohammad Mursi, London’s Observer newspaper published a cartoon by its cartoonist, Chris Riddell, showing an officer who resembled Nasser springing out of a box and directing a right hook that knocked out a man holding a truncheon representing political Islam. Under his left arm, he held a little girl representing secularism and saying: “It is only a coup if he [the officer] does not get back in the box.”
Deciding on a strong leader
The Brotherhood talked themselves into a corner where they didn’t have to listen to anybody but themselves.Bakir Oweida
But from various announcements and presidential elections, we know what will happen next: a new constitution, parliamentary elections, then presidential elections, or… Maybe the opposite will happen. There is a strong movement that prefers to elect a president before a parliament - a president whom they want to win a landslide majority that unites Egyptians.