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June 25, 2012
Allen West: Morsi Election Proof Arab Spring a 'Radical Islamic Nightmare'
Stalwart Florida Republican Congressman Allen West has written an entry at his official Facebook page on the election of Muslim Brotherhood candidate Mohammed Morsi as Egypt's first popularly-elected President. With typical, if exceedingly rare, candid insight, West observes, A year ago there were those of us who warned the Obama Administration of a Muslim Brotherhood takeover in Egypt. We were castigated as alarmists and loose cannons. Today our predictions have come to reality and the ominous specter reminding us of the Iranian revolution is evident... The Muslim Brotherhood claimed they would not run a presidential candidate. Clearly the Arab Spring is nothing more than a radical Islamic nightmare, Unfortunately, yesterday President Obama, whose State Department has been justifiably accused of endorsing Morsi's candidacy, issued a statement proclaiming that Morsi's election represented a "milestone" in Egypt's transition to democracy. Thus President Obama was hailing...(Read Full Post)