Egyptian puzzle

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About a year ago, the people of Egypt democratically elected a president whose major support base, the Muslim Brotherhood, is dedicated to replacing democratic rule with Sharia law.

That president has now been forcibly removed from office by the military. Is democracy the winner or the loser? Please tell me.

Bangs L. Tapscott

Salt Lake City