Unbelievably enough, the US is going to donate a quarter of a billion to Egypt’s government… immediately after making cuts to federal spending because of the sequester. Egypt’s government is run by the tyrannical “Muslim Brotherhood” of Islamic fascists.
This is what’s wrong with DC. We have politicians lying to us about having to cut firemen and teachers if there’s even the slightest cut in spending, and then they turn around and dump a quarter billion onto a corrupt and tyrannical regime on the other side of the planet. This is pure madness.
The New York Times reports that apparently, John Kerry “did not mention any specific political commitments the Egyptian president had made to receive the aid.” In other words, this is about as close as we can get to free cash for tyrants.
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