If the Islamists were to proceed rationally and in a logical order —i.e., “The Constitution First” — then they would be elected.
Constitution First Movement
The reaction of the political-religious forces in refusing the decision of the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces—in particular the Council’s “Constitutional Declaration Defining Principles and Foundations for the Formation of a Committee to Prepare a New Constitution Following Upon the Agreement of Political Forces and Parties”— shocked the forces of the revolution.
To the free nationalists …
To those whom God called “Men of Understanding” 16 times in the Holy Qur’an, and to those to whom He said “Do you not understand?” who were mentioned 49 times in the Holy Qur’an.
I invite reason and understanding, that the immediate call for a Constitution meets the third of the demands of the 25 January Revolution, which came directly after the demand for the departure of the President and the demand to dissolve the People’s Assembly and the Shura Council.