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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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#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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