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Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood Defend’s President’s "Power Grab" On Twitter

Egypt’s Islamist president seized vast new “temporary” powers Thursday. On Twitter, the Muslim Brotherhood’s official account defended him from critics, including a Hunter College student, Abe, and a fellow at the American Task Force on Palestine, Hussein Ibish.


President’s decisions are all directed towards achieving justice, ending corruption and fulfilling the goals of #Jan25 revolution— Ikhwanweb


decision to grant these decisions immunity is to ensure they’re protected frm corrupt & politicized judiciary installed by deposed regime— Ikhwanweb


Bottom line: majority of ordinary Egyptians whose life will be improved by pres decisions will support him, political rivals will oppose— Ikhwanweb


.@nadinefanous we disagree on you definition of democracy— Ikhwanweb


.@atypicalcitizen all decisions prez took, except immunity, r basic demands for the revolution & we know for a fact ppl supprt them, thx— Ikhwanweb

.@nadinefanous unrealistic, u think prez should have referendum on every major decision he makes?

— Ikhwanweb (@Ikhwanweb)

.@nadinefanous unrealistic, u think prez should have referendum on every major decision he makes?— Ikhwanweb

.@nadamobarak we ve all the respect to judiciary, never meant to generalize. Some in key positions r old regime loyalists hindering reform

— Ikhwanweb (@Ikhwanweb)

.@nadamobarak we ve all the respect to judiciary, never meant to generalize. Some in key positions r old regime loyalists hindering reform— Ikhwanweb

.@HaniShukrallah we didn't say we already conducted the poll, but from interacting w public on daily basis we predict the majority supports

— Ikhwanweb (@Ikhwanweb)

.@HaniShukrallah we didn’t say we already conducted the poll, but from interacting w public on daily basis we predict the majority supports— Ikhwanweb

.@arabmny84 agreed.We suffered the most frm autocracy & will never replace secular autocracy w religious one; the Ppl won't let that happens

— Ikhwanweb (@Ikhwanweb)

.@arabmny84 agreed.We suffered the most frm autocracy & will never replace secular autocracy w religious one; the Ppl won’t let that happens— Ikhwanweb

.@SandraYacoub in a democracy, the rights of voting minority must be protected, however, political disagreements will always exist

— Ikhwanweb (@Ikhwanweb)

.@SandraYacoub in a democracy, the rights of voting minority must be protected, however, political disagreements will always exist— Ikhwanweb

probably MT“@AbdulazizSaqqaf: @Libraliyya I am convinced this liberal conversation wldnt b taking place if a 'secular' prez was in charge.”

— Ikhwanweb (@Ikhwanweb)

probably MT“@AbdulazizSaqqaf: @Libraliyya I am convinced this liberal conversation wldnt b taking place if a ‘secular’ prez was in charge.”— Ikhwanweb

.@Libraliyya we disagree, they're in no way comparable by any reasonable thought! Little disappointed w ur last sentence, Islam

— Ikhwanweb (@Ikhwanweb)

.@Libraliyya we disagree, they’re in no way comparable by any reasonable thought! Little disappointed w ur last sentence, Islam— Ikhwanweb

.@AbrahamsNY understandable,but unfair to compare Morsi's time-limited immunity for pro-revolution decisions w Mubarak's decades of EmLw

— Ikhwanweb (@Ikhwanweb)

.@AbrahamsNY understandable,but unfair to compare Morsi’s time-limited immunity for pro-revolution decisions w Mubarak’s decades of EmLw— Ikhwanweb

“@Lyonsoccer_87: @Ibishblog it's a TEMPORARY measure during an exceptional time. Can't compare post-rev to everyday situation”

— Ikhwanweb (@Ikhwanweb)

“@Lyonsoccer_87: @Ibishblog it’s a TEMPORARY measure during an exceptional time. Can’t compare post-rev to everyday situation”— Ikhwanweb

MT “@Lyonsoccer_87: Judiciary in Egypt is corrupt and politicized need reform! FDR did something similar during grt dep "court packing"

— Ikhwanweb (@Ikhwanweb)

MT “@Lyonsoccer_87: Judiciary in Egypt is corrupt and politicized need reform! FDR did something similar during grt dep “court packing”— Ikhwanweb

MT “@Ibishblog: @Lyonsoccer_87 FDR's "court-packing" scheme failed legally and politically. Dreadful analogy to defend Morsi decrees.”

— Ikhwanweb (@Ikhwanweb)

MT “@Ibishblog: @Lyonsoccer_87 FDR’s “court-packing” scheme failed legally and politically. Dreadful analogy to defend Morsi decrees.”— Ikhwanweb

.@Ibishblog remember president tried to reinstate dissolved parl't, and those accusing him of dictatorship today opposed him back then

— Ikhwanweb (@Ikhwanweb)

.@Ibishblog remember president tried to reinstate dissolved parl’t, and those accusing him of dictatorship today opposed him back then— Ikhwanweb

.@Ibishblog valid concerns, but these r only temporary, but necessary, measures; new constitution & parl't in few months will repeal

— Ikhwanweb (@Ikhwanweb)

.@Ibishblog valid concerns, but these r only temporary, but necessary, measures; new constitution & parl’t in few months will repeal— Ikhwanweb

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