In the time of Morsi: back to the new President and his Morsimeter
After Syria, the Olympics, Ramadan, Syria, Ramadan, and still more Syria and Olympics it's about time we checked back in with Egypt and the nascent democracy's new main man Mohammed Morsi. A catch-up quite overdue with the country whose revolution kept us on our toes and then to everyone's astonishment delivered cleanly and safely a new fresh-bearded President in place of the old ousted rotten dictator. Continue reading below »
Included in the Morsi-review is the first reading of the Morsimeter and a general snap-shot of new-born democratic Egypt at one month-old. Whatever happened to SCAF and a country's discontent?
Morsi's performance rating, the month after
Whatever happened to the "Morsimeter" - the ultimate people power gizmo to monitor this democracy's promise-making president? Al Bawaba thought it would play the gas man and deliver a first reading from the wired-up democracy tool.
The results one month along are not obviously inspiring by any means. But promising, yes, sure. After all, expectations should be managed when nobody had any right to expect so much from the leader of the country which never stops--never stops giving its government challenges, that is.
So far so good: President Mohammed Morsi is setting wrongs to right with Egypt's once less that 'clean' reputation. He may be one problem down and 63 more to go, but he's also "got 63 problems [and] but garbage ain't one!".
Share have your voice on the performance of Mohammed Morsi? Do you think he will be living up to his promises as first democratic leader for Egypt? Are the people or yourself happy with the new President?