"The social division in Egypt was made clear by the breakdown of the votes. In Cairo, by far Egypt's biggest urban centre, the constitution was opposed by 57 per cent to 43 per cent, according to the Brotherhood's own figures. However, the "yes" campaign won by proportionally much larger majorities in less populated but more conservative areas of Upper Egypt and the Sinai. This urban-rural split has played into the deeply divisive propaganda of both sides. Opposition figures and newspaper editors allege that the Brotherhood relies for support on a less well-educated, more narrow-minded base easily manipulated by local clerics, while Islamists claim the "no" vote is led by a corrupt and wealthy elite, often with ties to the old regime, out of touch with the "real Egypt". " The Telegraph
Even in relatively "modern" Cairo nearly half of voters cast their ballots in favor of Mursi's political Islam as a basis for running Egyptians' lives. Outside the capital the MB/salafi written constitution carried the day everywhere. Can we doubt that this will not be repeated in the next round of voting.
Once the new constitution becomes the law of the land there will be a gradual process of abrogation of human rights as Egypt becomes a country much like Iran. In the end there won't be a dime's worth of difference between Shia Iran and Sunni Egypt.
Christians, modern women, Shia (there are a few), secularists, all these should look to their exit routes.
The Army? vendu, and likely to remain that way so long as the institution 's autonomy is not threatened.
William Pitt said that the map of Europe could be put away because Bonaparte had prevailed and the map would not be needed.
It will be the same for Egypt. pl