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Thursday, January 9, 2014

Egypt Humor Watch: Fake Internet Constitutional Referndum Ballots, Then and Now

Another Egyptian Constitution is coming up for a vote, and Egyptian humor comes through as usual on social media. When the Muslim Brotherhood's preferred constitution was rammed through in 2012, this fake referendum ballot went the rounds:

The choices are "Agree" and "Kafir" (Infidel).

Now, with the anti-Brotherhood constitution up for a vote, this is going around: on the right, "Agree," on the left, "Do Not Agree."

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