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From the Will Rogers quote, \x34All politics is applesauce.\x34
Egyptians upstage anniversary of our revolution
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July 3, 2013 5:15 p.m.



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THIS suggests that it will be a noisy 4th of July in Cairo:

Egyptís military on Wednesday ousted Mohamed Morsi, the nationís first freely elected president, suspending the Constitution, installing an interim government and insisting it was responding to the millions of Egyptians who had opposed the Islamist agenda of Mr. Morsi and his allies in the Muslim Brotherhood.

The military intervention, which Mr. Morsi rejected, marked a tumultuous new phase in the politics of modern Egypt, where Mr. Morsiís autocratic predecessor, Hosni Mubarak, was overthrown in a 2011 revolution.

The intervention raised questions about whether that revolution would fulfill ...

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