Republicans Hate Democracy
There’s lots of talk about how hypocritical conservatives are being about the “revolution” now taking place in Egypt. They are the ones always preaching about how great democracy is, and how liberals are out to destroy it. Yet here we have a clear example of an autocratic regime being replaced with what will surely be a more democratic system, and the conservatives are the ones who are all upset about what a bad situation this is and how Obama should have actually given more support to the dictator and how democracy in Egypt is somehow a bad thing!
But when you think about it, they really aren’t being all that hypocritical — the reality is that conservatives and the Republican Party have been doing everything they can to get rid of democracy here in the United States. Over the last 30 years everything they have advocated for is towards replacing our democracy with a banana republic style plutocracy, where the rich along with big corporations are the only ones who have any rights at all. This whole idea that they support democracy even in this country is a farce. So why would you expect them to support anything else in other countries?