The Constitution in “Quotes”

“They always say that I must abide by laws and constitutions…I know what is in laws and in constitutions, but what we have here in Egypt is neither laws nor constitution.”

Mohammed ElBaradei, the Nobel laureate, on the political situation in his homeland where 82 year old President Hosni Mubarak, who has been president since the assassination of Anwar Sadat in 1981, is widely believed to be readying his son, Gamal, to soon become his successor.