Her first clue should have been the word “ruler”

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“The increasing favoritism shown by ostensibly elected or revolutionary heads of state in Tunisia, Libya, and Egypt to their immediate kin—the Tunisian president’s in-laws, the Libyan leader’s tribesmen, the Egyptian ruler’s son—was an infuriating affront to the claims those leaders made to be running governments based on established institutions and the rule of law.”—Lisa Anderson, president of the American University in Cairo, The Chronicle Review, January 25, 2013.