Democracy is hard

Morsi sphinx

Once upon a time there was a dictator in Egypt:

The people in Egypt found a weapon or more to defeat the dictator:

Then came the elections:

Mohammed Morsi was elected president of Egypt.

Happy Ending? Not yet:

 

"Democracy is hard," Hillary Clinton said when she met with President Mohammed Morsi in July 2012. "It requires dialogue and compromise and real politics.

Some people in the US may not be happy that Obama won and may want to secede from the US. Perhaps they fear that Obama may attempt a power grab, but someone should tell them to relax. Someone should tell them to be proud that in the US, with the exception of Republican vote suppression, SuperPACs, Fox News propaganda and big corporations meddling in the elections, we have a healthy democracy [...]

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Mega-donors: Quit picking on us

The Koch Brothers are a couple of crying wussies.  We knew it all along.  This from Politico:

All they wanted was to get involved. But to hear some of the biggest donors of 2012 tell it, their six- and seven-figure contributions have instead bought them nothing but grief. Their personal lives are fodder for news stories. President Barack Obama and his allies have singled out conservative mega-donors as greedy tax cheats, or worse. …

This is definitely not what they had in mind. In their view, cutting a million-dollar check to try to sway the presidential race should be just another way to do their part for democracy, not a fast-track to the front page.