Egypt Elections

As promised earlier, here's more information on the upcoming "election" in Egypt. I'm putting "election" in quotes because, according to Big Pharaoh, the current Egyptian consitution permits challenger candidates to run only AFTER the incumbent fails a referendum; and in that scenario, the winner must then be confirmed by Parliament:
The constitution states that the candidates can run for office only after a sitting president fails in the national referendum. In addition, the candidate must receive two thirds of the votes in the Egyptian parliament. And since the NDP, Mubarak’s party, controls about 95% of the parliament, no one from Egypt’s 70 million population has a chance.

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