Thursday, November 22, 2012

In a Shocking Acknowledgement of Reality, a Mainstream Media Outlet Drops the "P" Word in Favour of the "F" Word to Describe Egypt's Ikwan

A few short months ago, media outlets were almost unanimous in declaring Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood to be paragons of "pragmatism" (see, for instance, here, here, here and here). Today, though, another more accurate word is being deployed: fundamentalist, as in
The top cleric from Egypt's fundamentalist Muslim Brotherhood has denounced peace efforts with Israel, urging holy war to liberate Palestinian territories.
Much better.

No comments: