Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood, in reversal, may nominate presidential candidate

CAIRO — Faced with a crowded presidential race that has produced no consensus candidate deemed worthy of its support, Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood said Wednesday that it is considering reversing a year-old pledge not to put forward a candidate from its ranks.

The Brotherhood, whose political wing dominates the newly elected parliament, had announced the policy in part to quell fears of liberal groups that the historic Islamist organization is trying to take control of Egypt after the ouster of Hosni Mubarak’s autocratic but secular government.

The only other option seems to be to allow the military to continue running the show.

Hey emperor for a second, I thought this was you;)

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