Egypt

Morsi Flees Presidential Palace

Maybe government itself is the problem?

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Blasting past barbed-wired fences put up only a day earlier and undaunted by tear gas sprayed by a large police presence, Egyptian protestors marched to the entrance of the presidential palace in Cairo, spurring President Mohamed Morsi to flee, Reuters reported.

Morsi wants Egyptians to vote Dec. 15 on whether or not they approve of a constitution hastily drafted by Morsi supporters last week. Egypt's top court had been poised to rule on Sunday that the assembly that wrote the constitution was unlawful. But the court faced protests outside its building, too, from Morsi supporters.  The judges are now on strike.