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Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Ten Days to Revise Constitution?

The committee set up to propose amendmnts to Egypt's Constitution will have ten days to make its proposals. which will later be put to a referendum. That seems a bit precipitate to me: at Philadelphia in 1789 they took all summer and still it's needed amending 27 times. But we'll see.

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