As expected, women are now being routinely sexually harassed in the new democratic Egypt. You might have thought that Egypt’s new Islamist rulers favored respecting women.
You would have been wrong.
Apparently, the new cultural climate has made it open season on women. In today's Islamist Egypt women no longer feel free to come and go as they wish. They are certainly not free to dress as they wish.
The "religion of peace" is systematically terrorizing Egyptian women.
The BBC reports:
Campaigners in Egypt say the problem of sexual harassment is reaching epidemic proportions, with a rise in such incidents over the past three months. For many Egyptian women, sexual harassment - which sometimes turns into violent mob-style attacks - is a daily fact of life….
How is the Obama administration reacting to something that really deserves to be called a war on women?
It is funneling money to Egypt’s Islamist government, in the name of “democracy.”
The New York Times reported this morning:
Nearly 16 months after first pledging to help Egypt’s failing economy, the Obama administration is nearing an agreement with the country’s new government to relieve $1 billion of its debt as part of an American and international assistance package intended to bolster its transition to democracy, administration officials said.
You won’t hear a word of this from the Democratic National Convention. You won’t hear a word of this from Sandra Fluke and other feminist activists.
After all, how can Barack Obama’s Democratic party denounce a war on women that it is helping to fund.