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Daybreak: The Other Presidential Race

Plus, anti-Jewish bomb plot neutralized, and more in the news

Marc Tracy
May 13, 2011
Police arrest two men who wanted to kill Jews.(NYPD/NYT)

• In a reversal, a popular Muslim Brotherhood politician will run for president of Egypt. [WSJ]

• Egyptian authorities have nixed the idea of a march that would cross into Gaza as a show of solidarity, with even the Brotherhood against the idea. [AP/WP]

• If much of the Arab spring is irreversible, nor is the region on the way to an exactly bright, sunny democratic future right away. [WP]

• The two men arrested in New York City yesterday for alleged bomb plots especially wanted to kill Jews. [NYT]

• “It’s a tragedy to tell you that we”—supporters of Israel—“could do without 80 percent of the Jews,” said controversial CUNY trustee Jeffrey Wiesenfeld. [The Jewish Press]

• Leo and Bar: Splitsville. ☹ [Page Six]

Marc Tracy is a staff writer at The New Republic, and was previously a staff writer at Tablet. He tweets @marcatracy.

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