Egyptian Elections: The Punch Line
Even as things hot-up in the electorate of Egypt over the final two candidates set to face-off in a run-off, it's not all doom and gloom, or intense as you could be forgiven for imagining, in a country that's gone through as much as revolutionary post-Tahrir Egypt. The Egyptians have retained their unfailing humor and, while some are genuinely horrified at the prospect of either of the two candidates up for the presidential seat, others are grinning and bearing it. Continue reading below »
For Egyptians, who value their entertainment industry as much as their politics, laughing their way through these hard and tentative times is the best way to deal with the fact that, after going through the labor pangs of revolution, they may find an old dinosaur from Mubarak's regime or an Islamist die-hard taking the reigns of what is the heart and soul and leading light of the Arab world.
The Egyptian humor we've come to know and love from the Jan25 Tahrir revolution to date is still alive and active in the political electoral circuit, as the nation bides its time til the next people-chosen president. Here's a comedy gallery of Egyptian funnies on the presidential elections.
If you have any further funnies on the presidential race to share not featured in the above, do use the comment space below to leave your humorous mark.