Latitude: From Egypt With Love

Latitude: From Egypt With Love

There are 1 comment on the FiveThirtyEight story from Jul 19, 2013, titled Latitude: From Egypt With Love. In it, FiveThirtyEight reports that:

Someone hung a large full-color banner in the center of the roundabout near my apartment during the demonstrations on June 30. It featured Anne W. Patterson, the U.S. ambassador to Egypt, with a red "X" across her face and the caption "Spinster, Go Home!" Patterson is married, coincidentally, but her purported bachelorette's status was meant as a ... (more)

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Faith

New Baltimore, MI

#1 Jul 19, 2013
"On Tuesday, walking past the banner of Patterson on the roundabout I counted 18 new identical signs, mounted there almost overnight. Intended for the media, the top line read, in English:“Administration Obama,” followed by a black “X.” The second line read,“American People,” followed by a big red heart."

How odd, we Americans feel the same way.

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