Reminds me a bit of Hopenchange, only worse and without
Our old friend Yousuf al Qaradawi must be a moderate; he insists that in the first five years there shouldn’t be any chopping off hands. ‘Gradualism’, that is. Gotta do sharia slowly……
“We should do things gradually. We should prepare the people, teach them. People have to learn. We have to make an effort to teach people the truth about Islam. […]
“People do not understand theÂ shari’aÂ properly. We have to teach people the laws of theshari’aÂ and explain them, before anything else.
“I think that in the first five years, there should be no chopping off of hands. This period should be dedicated to teaching things.
“A transitional phase… This should be a period in which we teach people the true laws of theshari’a.
“When we find food for all the hungry, schools for all the pupils, hospitals for all the sick, homes for all those who want them, wives for all the bachelors â€“ then we can discuss the punishment for theft. […]
“All the [presidential] candidates are good, but I support the candidacy of our brother Abd Al-Mun’im Abu Al-Futuh.”
Other offerings from Egypt:
- Americans Barred From Leaving Egypt Seek Refuge at Cairo Embassy While Obama Speeds Money to the Muslim BrotherhoodÂ (Atlas Shrugs)
- Egypt: Over 3000 Muslims attack Copts over a rumor about a cell phone photoÂ (JW)
Rape in Tahrir Square
“They started fighting over who was going to do what,” Heather told local Egyptian news
Vlad Tepes has the story: