Today was the original day when the election results in Egypt were to be announced. Now it appears they'll be announced Sunday.That announcement has, of course, put a stop to all the competing rumors. [No, Just Kidding!] There are confident reports making it pretty clear that one side or the other is going to win. Or vice versa.
Here's a report that says that SCAF will never let the Muslim Brotherhood be declared the winners.
And here's a report that says the Muslim Brotherhood candidate will be declared the winner on Sunday:
Most of these reports come from reporters who heard it from a friend who has a cousin who's close to somebody in SCAF, and similar confident sourcing. I suspect some of these "military source" quotes may be from somebody's nephew who's a second lieutenant in the Quartermaster Corps or some such, too. And is thus privy to the inner workings of the high command. (Notice I said second lieutenant. If it was a first sergeant I might believe it.)
All the rumors should probably be discounted. Although I think we can be confident that Husni Mubarak is still either dead or alive. Or vice versa.
But wait! Hold the presses! This one may be true: