The situation in Egypt has NOT been 100% non-violent, despite the US president and public believing it is so. A family of Coptic Christians was murdered by their Muslim neighbors in El Minya, who took advantage of the lawlessness to kill Christians. I believe a total of 11 Copts died in the rioting. Also, there was some reporting that a church was bombed in Rafah (no one seems to agree on that, though).
Personally, I think democracy requires responsibility. Can the Egyptians be trusted to be responsible – the Muslim majority responsible towards the needs of the Coptic minority, the new government (when they come) towards the people by enforcing the rule of law fairly so that perpetrators of murder like those in El Minya are punished according to the law and not according to their religious identity? (being Muslims who killed Christians, so it’s okay, like it was in El Kosheh)
Coptic friends of mine have said that the prison where the murderer convicted of the 2010 Christmas massacre was incarcerated was emptied by protesters during the rioting, meaning that this murderer is now on the street again. Something tells me catching him and others who kill Christians specifically because they are Christians is not a high priority in the minds of the majority. I hope that I am wrong and that people will remain level-headed and not call for an Islamic government. I am not hopeful on that account, but I know that God is in control of all things, so He will use any coming oppression to strengthen the peoples’ faith in HIM, not in any government.