Re "Street Rule" [July 22]: Karl Vick has nailed it rather succinctly, "For many Egyptians, protest equals democracy." The final analysis is that non-Westerners do not interpret democracy the way Westerners understand it. To many of them, democratic election provides a new platform for power grabbing. Once propelled to the highest position, leaders would rule their nations the way they perceived correct. Then they would find every possible means to cling to power as long as possible.
The article was disappointing and unfair...