Sunday, June 17, 2012

Gates of Vienna News Feed 6/17/2012

Gates of Vienna News Feed 6/17/2012In today’s elections, the Muslim Brotherhood candidate won the presidency in Egypt, French socialists won an absolute majority in parliament, and pro-bailout parties won enough votes in Greece to cobble together a coalition government.

In other news, Rodney King was found dead by his girlfriend in a swimming pool at his home in Rialto, California. Mr. King was 47.

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